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The Eliot girls

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  • Author: Bridge, Krista

    A gripping debut teeming with drama and scathing insight into the world of an all-girl private high school. For years, Audrey Brindle has dreamed of attending George Eliot Academy, the school where her mother, Ruth, has taught for a decade. But when she is finally admitted, she discovers a place of sly bullying and ferocious intolerance. Ruth, meanwhile, finds her world upended by the arrival of a new teacher, Henry Winter. An acutely observed exploration of ambition, betrayal, and cruelty, 'The Eliot Girls' deftly explores the intimacies and injustices of privileged female adolescence and the relationship of a mother and daughter for whom life will never be the same.

    Original Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Douglas & McIntyre
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781553659822, 1553659821