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How to Set a Fire and Why (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jesse Ball)

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A teenage girl. A shattering loss. An obsession with a secret arson club. This is the story of a girl who has nothing and will burn anything.   Lucia’s father is dead, her mother is in a mental hospital, and she’s living in a garage-turned-bedroom with her aunt. And now she’s been kicked out of school—again. Making her way through the world with only a book, a zippo lighter, a pocketful of stolen licorice, a biting wit, and the striking intel­ligence that she tries to hide, Lucia spends her days riding the bus to visit her mother and following the only rule that makes any sense to her: Don’t do things you aren’t proud of. But when she discovers that her new school has a secret Arson Club, she’s willing to do anything to be a part of it, and her life is sud­denly lit up. As Lucia’s fascination with the Arson Club grows, her story becomes one of misguided friendship and, ultimately, destruction.From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Vintage Contemporaries
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Jesse Ball
Language: English
Street Date: June 13, 2017
TCIN: 52149864
UPC: 9781101911754
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-6653
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