Blundell, Judy. What I saw and how I lied.

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

BLUNDELL, Judy. What I saw and how I lied. Scholastic. 288p. c2008. 978-0-439-903462. $16.99. S

Judy Blundell has crafted a hair novel for YAs set just after WW II. Evie is a sweet, naive young teen being raised by her mother and her stepfather Joe, an Army veteran. One evening, Joe comes home late from work and receives a phone call that annoys him. On what feels like a whim, he packs up his wife and stepdaughter and heads to Palm Beach for an extended vacation. At the hotel, they meet several couples and become quite close to the Graysons, another New York couple. But for Evie, everything changes when Peter Coleridge asks her to dance. Peter is older, a war veteran who knows her stepfather....

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