A New England boarding school is rocked in the wake of a sex scandal in which participants were caught on videotape, a situation that derails the innocence and best intentions of students, parents, and others in life-shattering ways.
A sex scandal--with bonus videotapes of the incident--defiles a fancy New England prep school. In her grand novel, Anita Shreve writes in an easy-to-devour style without forsaking thought-provoking content and emotional intricacy. Exploring the implications and ramifications of dark youthful acts, Shreve emphasizes their complexity and refracted nature.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Human Qualities + Behavior, Family + Friendship, General, Stages of Life, School + Education, Psychology, Mystery + Crime