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Published by Delacorte Press (first published October 15th 1966)
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life changer - watch hedwig and the angry inch also
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These "contemporary" essays are now 45+ years old. Interesting gathering of writers: Kerouac, Robert Graves, Arnold Toynbee, Margaret Mead, EM Forster, Arthur C Clarke, among others.
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Richard Peck is an American novelist known for his prolific contributions to modern young adult literature. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder.

Richard Peck was born in 1934 in Decatur, Illinois, a town he describes as quiet and safe. His mother, Virginia, was a dietitian and his father, Wayne, was a merchant who often rode his Harley Davidson to work.

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