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Author Breznican, Anthony.

Title Brutal youth / Anthony Breznican.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    BREZNICAN,ANT    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC BREZNICAN,A    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 412 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "With a plunging reputation and enrollment rate, St. Michael's has become a crumbling dumping ground for expelled delinquents and a haven for the stridently religious when incoming freshman Peter Davidek signs up. On his first day, tensions are clearly on the rise as a picked-upon upperclassman finally snaps, unleashing a violent attack on both the students who tormented him for so long, and the apathetic faculty that let it happen. But within this desperate place, Peter befriends fellow freshmen Noah Stein, a volatile classmate whose face bears the scars of a hard-fighting past, and the beautiful but lonely Lorelei Paskal --so eager to become popular, she makes only enemies. To even stand a chance at surviving their freshman year, the trio must join forces as they navigate a bullying culture dominated by administrators like the once-popular Ms. Bromine, their embittered guidance counselor, and Father Mercedes, the parish priest who plans to scapegoat the students as he makes off with church finances"--Dust jacket.
Subject High school students -- Fiction.
Catholic high schools -- Fiction.
Bullying in schools -- Fiction.
School violence -- Fiction.
Maturation (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction
ISBN 9781250019356 (hardcover)
1250019354 (hardcover)

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