Out of the Easy (Paperback)Ruta Sepetys (author)
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Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestselling author Ruth Sepetys, this novel has something for everyone: love, mystery, murder, blackmail and warmth.
Josie Moraine wants out of The Big Easy - she needs more than New Orleans can offer. Known locally as a brothel prostitute's daughter, she dreams of life at an elite college, far away from here.
But then a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie caught between her ambition and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans is luring Josie deeper in as she searches for the truth, and temptation beckons at every turn.
Praise for Between Shades of Gray:
'This superlative first novel by Ruta Sepetys demonstrates the strength of its unembellished language. A hefty emotional punch' - The New York Times
'. . . moving and heart-wrenching.' - The Guardian
Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Tennessee. Her first novel, Between Shades of Gray, was shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal and the Waterstones Children's Book Award.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
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“Out of the Easy.”
I liked this book but I do feel that for a lot of teenagers it might not be what they like. This is slower paced and much more character driven than most young adult novels. I loved the setting of this novel and the... More
“Not that impressive”
I really wasn't overwhelmed with this book in the way that I was when I read "Between Shades of Grey" - I had extremely high expectations for this book and I felt slightly let down by it.
The story... More
“Out of the Easy”
Really pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. I think the strongest draw for me was the main character Josie - strong, sympathetic, relatable. The surrounding cast of characters was great also, the only... More
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