An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes) (Paperback)

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An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes) (Paperback)


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Fourteen-year-old Emily Pigbush suspects that her uncle is involved in body snatching. Meanwhile, her best friend's family is accused of plotting to kill Abraham Lincoln, and Emily is left unsure of whom she can trust. Includes a reader's guide.

ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey. 

Product Details ISBN: 9780152053871
ISBN-10: 0152053875
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2005
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Great Episodes

Rinaldi has woven two interesting plots here into a fine coming-of-age historical novel....Makes readers feel as if they are living in history.—Booklist

Fast-paced and dramatic, with a wealth of interesting background information....Impressive.—Publishers Weekly

Deliciously macabre.—The Bulletin