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Seventeenth Summer
Seventeenth Summer
Author: Maureen Daly
What better time than summer for a little romance? Except for Angie, who doesn't really date. Didn't date, that is -- until she saw Jack Duluth's cerw cut peeking out over a booth in McKnight's drugstore one night. — He looked over at me, smiled, and then sat down again. — Thus starts a summer Angie will never forget -- one full of...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671619312
ISBN-10: 0671619314
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 306
Reading Level: Young Adult
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3.7 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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there's nothing like the first love
an utterly enchanting book
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Coming of age story of a seventeen year old girl finding love, yearbreak, confusion.
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Then suddenly, and yet it wasn't sudden at all, I remember myself with both hands pressed against the gabardine of his coat so hard that I could feel the roughness of the cloth. My head seemed to be throbbing wildly and still I was thinking very clearly and precisely. Behind him I could see the high stars and the golf course stretched out silver-green in the moonlight and the fire-flies flickering in the grass like bits of neon lighting. I felt a new breathless caution as if I were sitting in a bubble. And then, I, Angie Morrow, who had never done anything like this before, who until last Monday night had never even had a real date, could feel his cheek against mine, as warm and soft as peach fuzz. And I knew if I moved my face just a little, just a very little...
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For teen readers, story itself is definitely outdated, but not a bad book!
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When better time than summer for a little romance? Except for Angie, who doesn't really date. Didn't date, that is_ until she saw Jack Duluth's crew cut peeking out over a booth in Mcnight's drugstore one night. He looked over at me, smiled then sat down again. Thus starts a summer Angie will never forget- one full of spine chills, total bliss, heartache, and confusion... all the feelings the spell love.


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