Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia. Persistence of memory.

Author:Flint-Ferguson, Janis
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

ATWATER-RHODES, Amelia. Persistence of memory. Random House, Delacorte. 224p. c2008. 978-0-385-73437-0. $15.99. (Library bdg: 978-0-385-90443 -8. $18.99.) S

Erin is a high school student with an abnormal problem: she often finds herself in a different time and a different place. Mental illness is the diagnosis, and so she is treated and now able to return to a "regular" high school. At school she meets Marissa, who is on the fencing team. But one afternoon, Erin sees Marissa turn into an animal--or is it another psychotic break from reality? Erin is rushed to a hospital ward and sedated, an experience with which she is very familiar. When Erin wakes up, she is in another room, another place, a different life, being called by a different name--Shevaun. Shevaun and her husband Adjila are part...

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