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Happy endings are all alike.

Sandra Scoppettone

Happy endings are all alike.

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


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Pagination202p.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22829748M
ISBN 100330300636


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HAPPY ENDINGS ARE ALL ALIKE. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. High school seniors Jaret Tyler (a girl) and Peggy Danziger are lovers, and their lovemaking is espied by vicious Mid Summers--whose anonymous diary entries scattered through the early story reveal him as a sickle, miffed by Jaret's.

Title: Happy Endings Are All Alike. Author: Sandra Scoppettone Original Publication Date: Original Publisher: Page Length: Queer Representation: 2 teenage lesbian protagonists An early queer young adult book that moves beyond the two romantic leads to show the supposed impact of being queer on an entire small town/ In Sandra Scoppettone, who would soon become one of America's most well-known mystery writers, created this story of Peggy and Jaret, two high school girls madly in love but unsure of their sexuality who find themselves the target of a violent plot to punish them for their relationship.

Part mystery thriller, part love story, Happy Endings Are All Alike was only the third young adult 4/5(3). It’s their last summer before college, and Jaret and Peggy have fallen deeply in love.

For once, life is perfect. But Jaret and Peggy live in Gardener’s Point, a small town a hundred miles from New York City, and a place where girls only date boys. In Gardener’s Point, being different isn’t easy—but nothing could prepare them for the danger that lies ahead.

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The main charac-ter, Jaret, and her lover are both clearly lesbian and in love—a hugely important first in LGQ books published for YAs. Jaret is raped by a. Happy endings are all alike by Sandra Scoppettone,Alyson Classics Library edition, in English - 1st Alyson Classics library : Books similar to Happy Endings Happy Endings.

by Margaret Atwood. avg. rating Ratings. Atwood's short story includes six different stories, labeled A to F, which each quickly summarize the lives of its characters, eventually culminating in death.

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Happy Endings Are All Alike Sandra Scoppettone, Author, Howard Schwartz, Author, Uri Shulevitz, Illustrator HarperCollins Publishers $17 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Sandra Scoppettone (born June 1,Morristown, New Jersey) is an American author whose career spans the s through the s.

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Classic Books With Happy Endings show list info. When it comes down to it, there just aren't a lot of great works of literature that end happily.

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The name "Margaret Atwood" isn't entirely new to me. The name "Margaret Atwood" isn't entirely new to me. I haven't read any of her books yet, but I've been dying to have my hands on one of her novels for such a long time now.4/5(). "This book is told through the eyes of a 9-year-old boy and set during World War II.

The story is heartrending and beautifully written and reminds the reader that we are not born with hate. No Happy Endings is a book for people living life after life has fallen apart.

It’s a book for people who know that they’re moving forward, not moving on. It’s a book for people who know life isn’t always happy, but it isn’t the end: there will be unimaginable joy and incomprehensible tragedy. The first book with a sad ending I ever liked was Scottish Chiefs, which was somehow filled with hope, wonder, and beauty, despite its tragic ending.

The Children of Hurin though, had sooo many things happening it was like one horrible thing after another, and I found it kind of depressing. 🙂 Still, I just watched Hamlet, and actually. F ormer children's laureate Anne Fine told an audience at the Edinburgh book festival this week that today's children's books, with their concentration on sex, death, drugs and child abuse, are.

Actually, I don’t hate 1 as a reader. In fact, I expect it under many circumstances. It really depends on the genre and the tone of your story. For the books I read for escapism, and I love a good escapist book/movie, a happy ending is a lot more satisfying than a semi-happy or unhappy one.

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In a later Scoppetone book, Happy Endings Are All Alike (Harper & Row, ), the punishment is rape. The main character, Jaret, and her lover are both clearly lesbian. The novel tells the story of her relationship with another girl. Other young adult novels with lesbian characters and themes that were published during this time include Happy Endings Are All Alike () by Sandra Scoppettone.

According to the author, it "barely got reviewed and when it did it wasn't good", unlike Scoppettone's novel about gay. At the end of “Happy Endings,” Atwood meditates on the nature of plot and story, arguing that plot is ultimately less interesting than other aspects of storytelling.

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