What We Hide

What We Hide

Book - 2014
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Americans Jenny and her brother Tom are off to England. Tom to university to dodge the Vietnam draft, Jenny to be the new girl at Illington Hall, which the students call Ill Hall. This is Jenny's chance to finally be special and stand out, so when she arrives she tells everybody a lie. But in the small world of Ill Hall, everyone has secrets. Jenny pretends she has a boyfriend. Robbie and Luke pretend they don't. Brenda won't tell what happened with the school doctor. Percy won't tell about his famous dad. Oona lies to everyone. Penelope lies only to herself. Deftly told from multiple points of view in various narrative styles, including letters and movie screenplays, What We Hide ia a provocative, honest, often funny and always intriguing look at secrets.
Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, c2014.
ISBN: 9781770496422
1770496424
Characteristics: 277 p. ; 21 cm

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SashaE
Aug 20, 2016

I couldn't finish reading this.
It was not fun to read.
Too boring.
And I just didn't like it.

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tocch101
May 05, 2014

A look into history and what it might have been like for adults to once be students. A great intertwining of individual stories and history.

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