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The Smell of Other People's Houses

The Smell of Other Peoples Houses is an inspiring book about 4 teenagers entwined lives in the recently integrated state of Alaska. Hank is the oldest of 3 brothers stowing away from their miserable past;Dora is escaping from her parents(an alcoholic mother and a abusive, raging father).
Alice is a ballet dancer who struggles to ask her father ,who she only sees once a year , for a chance to take her bow on the stage;Ruth's father died and her mother is nowhere to be seen and she soon finds herself living with her firm-handed grandma who's humorless ways lead to a shortened childhood.Chapter by chapter the story unveils many plot twists that keep you guessing in the mysterious story that is their lives. I love it.

Posted on: 12th May 2017 at 03:55 pm

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