The gifted school
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New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.
ISBN
9780525534969, 0525534962, 9780593084502, 0593084500, 9780525534976, 0525534970
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Oak Lawn Public Library - Adult Fiction
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Published
New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.
Format
Book
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452 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780525534969, 0525534962, 9780593084502, 0593084500, 9780525534976, 0525534970
UPC
40029306519

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"'Like Big Little Lies with standardized testing, this addictive novel digs hard into the culture of striving parents and anxious children, exploring privilege, competition and the elusiveness of happiness. A deeply pleasurable read.' - Meg Wolitzer Smart and juicy, a compulsively readable novel about a previously happy group of friends and parents that is nearly destroyed by their own competitiveness when an exclusive school for gifted children opens in the community. This deliciously sharp novel captures the relentless ambitions and fears that animate parents and their children in modern America, exploring the conflicts between achievement and potential, talent and privilege. Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies. Seen through the lens of four families who've been a part of one another's lives since their kids were born over a decade ago, the story reveals not only the lengths that some adults are willing to go to get ahead, but the effect on the group's children, sibling relationships, marriages, and careers, as simmering resentments come to a boil and long-buried, explosive secrets surface and detonate. It's a humorous, keenly observed, timely take on ambitious parents, willful kids, and the pursuit of prestige, no matter the cost"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Holsinger, B. W. (2019). The gifted school . Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Holsinger, Bruce W.. 2019. The Gifted School. Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Holsinger, Bruce W.. The Gifted School Riverhead Books, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Holsinger, Bruce W.. The Gifted School Riverhead Books, 2019.

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