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Boo : a novel

Smith, Neil, 1964- author.

New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2015.

310 pages ; 21 cm.

"One minute, Oliver 'Boo' Dalrymple is next to his locker at school reciting the periodic table from heart; the next he finds himself in 'Town,' an afterlife exclusively for thirteen-year-olds. As Boo works to acclimate himself to his new home, another boy from his hometown--Johnny--appears, seemingly a victim of the same school shooter. A social outcast back in America, Boo quickly finds the friendship and joy that he never knew in life, but as he and Johnny search for the identity of their mysterious murderer, possibly now a fellow resident of Town, they uncover a truth that will have profound repercussions for them both"-- Provided by publisher.

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ISBN:

9780804171366 (pbk.)

ISBN:

080417136X (pbk.)

ISBN:

9780804171373 (ebk.)

LC Call No:

PR9199.4.S657 B77 2015

Dewey Class No:

813/.6 23

Author:

Smith, Neil, 1964- author.

Title:

Boo : a novel / Neil Smith.

Physical:

310 pages ; 21 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Series:

Vintage contemporaries original

Summary:

"One minute, Oliver 'Boo' Dalrymple is next to his locker at school reciting the periodic table from heart; the next he finds himself in 'Town,' an afterlife exclusively for thirteen-year-olds. As Boo works to acclimate himself to his new home, another boy from his hometown--Johnny--appears, seemingly a victim of the same school shooter. A social outcast back in America, Boo quickly finds the friendship and joy that he never knew in life, but as he and Johnny search for the identity of their mysterious murderer, possibly now a fellow resident of Town, they uncover a truth that will have profound repercussions for them both"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject:

Boys--Death--Fiction.

Subject:

Male friendship--Fiction.

Subject:

Murder victims--Fiction.

Subject:

School shootings--Fiction.

Subject:

FICTION / Literary.

Subject:

FICTION / Coming of Age.

Subject:

FICTION / Ghost.

SAE:UnifrmTitle:

Vintage contemporaries original.

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