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Setting free the kites

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"From the author of the "lyrical and compelling" (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope. For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first day of eighth grade, he meets Nathan Tilly, who changes everything. Nathan is confident, fearless, impetuous--and fascinated by kites and flying. Robert and Nathan's budding friendship is forged in the crucible of two family tragedies, and as the boys struggle to come to terms with loss, they take summer jobs at the local rundown amusement park. It's there that Nathan's boundless capacity for optimism threatens to overwhelm them both, and where they learn some harsh truths about family, desire, and revenge. Unforgettable and heart-breaking, Setting Free the Kites is a poignant and moving exploration of the pain, joy, and glories of young friendship"--

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  • 3 of 7 copies available at OWWL.

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Clyde-Savannah Public Library FIC George (Text)
New Materials
52116300684629
Available
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Dansville Public Library FIC GEO (Text)
Rental
52117300456364
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Ontario Public Library FIC GEO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300707064
Checked out
07/10/2017
Sodus Community Library FIC GEO (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300452533
Checked out
07/11/2017
Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica GEOR (Text)
Fiction
52149100548538
Available
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Victor Farmington Library GEO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300782576
Checked out
07/05/2017
Williamson Public Library FIC GEO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52152300648686
Checked out
07/10/2017

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