New boy by Julian Houston

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Prejudices -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Fiction.,
  • Boarding schools -- Fiction.,
  • Schools -- Fiction.

About the Edition

As a new sophomore at an exclusive boarding school, a young black man is witness to the persecution of another student with bad acne.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJulian Houston.
GenreFiction., United States
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H8225 Ho 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3299336M
ISBN 100618432531
LC Control Number2004027207

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