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Green, John.
New York : Dutton, 2005
ISBN 0525475060
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First drink.  First prank.  First friend.  First girl.  Last words.  Friendless Miles Halter leaves his Florida home to attend boarding school looking for the Great Perhaps.  There he is introduced to drinking, smoking, pranking and Alaska.  The girl five doors down who is a mystery to Miles.  One minute she is flirting with him, the next she acts as if she is angry with him.  Through his new friends, Miles sees a whole new world -- one that is not always pretty.
SUBJECTS:     Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Boarding schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Death -- Fiction.


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