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A Separate Reality: A Novel

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Set in the early 1970s, A Separate Reality is the story of Mark Grosfeld, a twelve-year-old growing up in Phoenix with politically active liberal Jewish parents. Mark, who is lonely and unhappy, meets Anna Voigt, a teacher who becomes his mentor. Anna, an ex-hippie poet, encourages Mark to write, and he becomes part of a circle of teenagers who meet at Anna's house to smok ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published October 10th 2006 by Carroll & Graf (first published October 9th 2006)
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Ariel Norwood
This book was really good; It was really motivating towards me because this boy is only in the 8th grade and he is in search of finding himself. Being a person who is in the same position, I've read things that helped me cope with my own life and how to find the center of myself; which I search for often, all from a little boy who has been exposed to many things as a child. His life is completely relatable and anyone who is uncertain about the world around them, or just needs simple motivation w ...more
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