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A Quiet Place

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During a summer in Maine, a teenage girl learns many things about herself through her relationship to two different boys.
Hardcover, 94 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Coward McCann
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A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard wasn’t a bad book necessarily but it just felt kinda… pointless? Not really sure how I felt about it. Lots of meaningless descriptions and very little in the way of plot or characterization. I came out of the book not knowing a single thing about the characters – I felt that far removed from them.

The story centres around Cindy a young girl who is torn between two young men: the exciting and dangerous Mark, and the sweet and safe Ike. Cindy flits between these t
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Peter Burchard was the author of 26 books, nonfiction and fiction, adult and juvenile and the illustrator of more than 100 books.
His biography "One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment" (1965), became the main source of historical material for "Glory," the Academy Award-winning film featuring Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman and Matthew Broderick, who portrayed Col. Shaw,
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