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The knockout queen / by Rufi Thorpe.

The knockout queen / by Rufi Thorpe.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F THOR
Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
F THOR
Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
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ISBN 9780525656784 (hardback)
Author Thorpe, Rufi author.
Title The knockout queen / by Rufi Thorpe.
Publisher/Date New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 271 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Note Bunny Lampert is the princess of North Shore - beautiful, tall, blond, with a rich real-estate-developer father and a swimming pool in her backyard. Michael with a ponytail down his back and a septum piercing, lives with his aunt in the cramped stucco cottage next door. When Bunny catches Michael smoking in her yard, he discovers that her life is not as perfect as it seems. At six foot three, Bunny towers over their classmates. Even as she dreams of standing out and competing in the Olympics, she is desperate to fit in, to seem normal, and to get a boyfriend, all while hiding her father's escalating alcoholism. Michael has secrets of his own. At home and at school Michael pretends to be straight, but at night he tries to understand himself by meeting men online for anonymous encounters that both thrill and scare him. When Michael falls in love for the first time, a vicious strain of gossip circulates and a terrible, brutal act becomes the defining feature of both his and Bunny's futures and of their friendship.
Subject Teenage girls -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Friendship in adolescence -- Fiction
Closeted gays -- Fiction
North Shore (Calif.) -- Fiction
Shelf Location F THOR
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