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E. Lockhart

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E. Lockhart is the author of Again Again, Genuine Fraud, We Were Liars, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, and several other novels.

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“Someone once wrote that a novel should deliver a series of small astonishments. I get the same thing spending an hour with you.”
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“What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love?”
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