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Such a pretty face : short stories about beauty

New York : Amulet Books, 2007.

xix, 267 p. ; 21 cm.

Every person lives with his or her ideal concept of beauty. As a teenager, this ideal can be challenging: Am I pretty enough? What does it mean to be pretty? Is beauty fair? Ranging from funny to desperate, each of the stories in this collection portrays a turning point moment when individual dreams of beauty collide with reality. In Lauren Myracle's story, a Homecoming Queen deals with a truly enormous and possibly enchanted chin hair. In Ellen Wittlinger's contribution, a young model questions the career her mother has foisted on her. In Mary Ann Rodman's piece, a white American feels baffled by her beautiful Thai's classmates desire to be pale. Perceptive and unexpected, these stories challenge readers to question their own thoughts about beauty.


Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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LC Call No:

PS648.S5 S795 2007

Dewey Class No:

813/.0108 22


Such a pretty face : short stories about beauty / edited by Ann Angel.


New York : Amulet Books, 2007.


xix, 267 p. ; 21 cm.


Beauty, Personal--Fiction.


Short stories, American.


Angel, Ann, 1952-

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008 Data Elements     060718s2007 nyu 000 1 eng
010 LCCN   $a Record content licensor  2006023612
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  9780810916074
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  081091607X
035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (DLC) 2006023612
040 Cataloging Src   $a Original cataloging agency  DLC
    $c Transcribing agency  DLC
    $d Modifying agency  TnLvILS
050 LC Call No 00  $a Classification number  PS648.S5
    $b Item number  S795 2007
082 Dewey Class No 00  $a Classification number  813/.0108
    $2 Edition number  22
245 Title 00  $a Title  Such a pretty face :
    $b Remainder of title  short stories about beauty /
    $c Statement of responsibility  edited by Ann Angel.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  New York :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Amulet Books,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2007.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  xix, 267 p. ;
    $c Dimensions  21 cm.
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Such a pretty face / Ron Koertge -- Farang / Mary Ann Rodman -- Red rover, red rover/ Chris Lynch -- Bad hair day / Lauren Myracle -- Sideshow / Louise Hawes -- What I look like / Jamie Pittel -- Ape / J. James Keels -- Cheekbones / Ellen Wittlinger -- Bingo / Anita Riggio -- How to survive a name / Norma Fox Mazer -- Bella in five acts / Tim Wynne-Jones -- My crazy, beautiful world / Jacqueline Woodson.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Beauty, Personal
    $v Form subdivision  Fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Short stories, American.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Angel, Ann,
    $d Dates of flourishing  1952-
852 Holdings 1   $h Classification part  F Suc
    $i Item part  Suc
    $p Barcode  85138
    $9 Cost  $18.95
    $a Location  PS

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