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Upstate Buckhanon, Kalisha 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0312332696
ISBN-13: 9780312332693
Sku: 31291318
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.25H x 5L x 0.2T
Pages:  247
Age Range:  NA
In jail after being charged with his fathers murder, seventeen-year-old Antonio finds his love with sixteen-year-old Natasha tested and engages in a desperate ten-year correspondence with her from behind bars, during which both turn to each other at times of trial. A first novel. Readers Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing. *Author: Buckhanon, Kalisha *Publication Date: 2006/01/10 *Number of Pages: 247 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.20 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 7.25
This touching tale is told entirely in letters between a teenage girl in Harlem and her boyfriend, who has been sent "upstate" to prison for killing his father. His actual guilt is in dispute, but the feeling between Antonio and Natasha is strong and passionate, and it endures over a 10-year period despite their very different preoccupations: Antonio's attempts simply to survive in the brutal atmosphere of prison, and Natasha's need to engage with the world.


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"The letters are fluent, caidid and colloquial....[T]his is a moving, uplifting story of love and hope in the face of adversity." 11/22/2004

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Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0247
Product attributePublisher:   St. Martin's Griffin
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