From Rockaway

Das gesamte Buch spielt in Far Rockaway, N.Y. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_Rockaway,_Queens Über das Buch: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Eisenstadt The book is a coming-of-age tale about four teenagers from Rockaway Beach in Queens. The protagonist, Alex, escapes the working-class milieux with a scholarship to fictional Camden College (a stand-in for Bennington) while her three friends work menial jobs and live in the now, spending summers lifeguarding and winters doing odd jobs. Eventually the foursome reunites at a beachside party and comes to terms with their diverging lives. From Rockaway was translated into six languages and optioned by film director Sydney Pollack.

Handlungsorte

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Handlungsorte
New York
Buchdaten
Titel: From Rockaway
Kategorie: Roman / Erzählung von 1987
LeserIn: Diel, Martina
Eingabe: 11.04.2009


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