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Out of the Easy (eBook)Ruta Sepetys
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
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“A good read!”
This book managed that rare thing where it took me by surprise! I had assumed that it wouldn't be that tense or exciting but I found it really difficult to put down. Sepetys writing style really draws the reader... More
“A real surprise of a book”
I probably wouldn’t have read this book if it hadn’t been shortlisted for Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Thank goodness it has been because what a wonderful surprise it was.
1950s New Orleans, the French Quarter.... More
“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