Gantos, Jack Desire Lines (Definitions)

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Desire Lines (Definitions)

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Sixteen-year-old Walker has accidentally discvered that two female classmates are lovers. When a rabid evangelical preacher arrives in their town, a witch-hunt is launched against gay students and Walker, for some reason, is the prime target. Walker knows the quickest way to divert the attention would be to give away the girls' secret - but should he sacrifice their peace of mind for his? A powerful, unusual and thought-provoking read from an award-winning author.

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" Desire Lines has both depth and meaning and explores the more serious side of life in an accessible, interesting way" ( Teen Titles)

"A powerful and compelling book." ( Children's book News Ireland)

"It is moving and memorable. . . Most of all, it is the analysis of Walker's own self-doubt, anxiety and pain that makes this such a raw if depressing novel" (David Self TES)

"A darker, older read, which encompasses good, evil, resistance to temptation, homophobia and the collapse of civilisation . . . written in a prose as assured as Scott Fitzgerald's" (Michael Thorn Scotsman)

"Reminiscent of Cormier" ( Inis)

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A startling teenage novel about moral choices.

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