Black Swan Green

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, Jul 20, 2009 - 294 pages
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A meditative novel of a young boy on the cusp of adulthood follows a single year in the life of thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor as he grows up in what is for him the sleepiest village in Worcestershire, England, in 1982. By the aauthor of Cloud Atlas . Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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User Review  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Ordered for the lovely cover and title, the first chapter was promising, but plot and character development slow moving and not enthralling as anticipated. No dead horse or dog in this one, simply a way-un-needed dead kitten...and more sad miseries. Read full review

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User Review  - usuallee - LibraryThing

Mensmerizing, nuanced & poignant coming of age story about a young boy with a stuttering problem growing up in 1980's England. The book takes place during his 13th year and it is awe-inspiring how ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

David Mitchell lives and teaches in Hiroshima, Japan. He is currently working on his second novel. He is thirty-one years old.

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