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Moon Tiger

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ISBN-10: 0802135331

ISBN-13: 9780802135339

Edition: N/A

Authors: Penelope Lively

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List price: $16.00
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Penelope Lively has written over 18 books for children, and over 15 titles for adults, distinguishing herself on both levels. Among the awards she has received are the coveted Booker Prize for the adult novel "Moon Tiger" (1987) and the Carnegie Medal for the highly acclaimed juvenile work, "The Ghost of Thomas Kempe" (1973). In Lively's writing, for both adults and children, the recurrent theme is interpreting the past through exploring the function of memory. "My particular preoccupation as a writer is with memory. Both with memory in the historical sense and memory in the personal sense." Beginning her writing career in the early 1970's, Lively wrote exclusively for children for over a…