Endless Love by Scott Spencer
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The impassioned love of two teenagers leaves a path of destruction in its perilous wake

Seventeen-year-old David Axelrod is consumed with his love for Jade Butterfield. So when Jade’s father exiles him from their home, David does the only thing he thinks is rational: He burns down their house. Sentenced to a psychiatric institution, David’s obsession metastasizes, and upon his release, he sets out to win the Butterfields back by any means necessary. Brilliantly written and intensely sexual, Endless Love is the deeply moving story of a first love so powerful that it becomes dangerous—not only for the young lovers, but for their families as well. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Scott Spencer, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
 

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Scott Spencer was born September 1, 1945, in Washington, D.C. He is an American author. Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper have both been nominated for the National Book Award. He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Iowa, Williams College, and Bard College's Bard Prison Initiative. Spencer is an alumnus of Roosevelt University. In 2004, he was the recipient of a John S. Guggenheim Fellowship. For the past twenty years, he has lived in a small town in upstate New York.
 
Published November 23, 2010 by Open Road Media. 436 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But, above all, because whether David's particular excessive fixation convinces on a literal level, his story works absolutely as a massive metaphor for whatever endless loves, hates, or fears the reader brings to the book: ""If endless love was a dream, then it was a dream we all shared, even mo...

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Yes, this is that story of two teens David (17, and Jade (15) who fall madly, passionately in love and they are instantly “soul mates” and nothing will ever cause them to be angry at each other, mistrust each other, or in any way, shape, or form, ever fall out of love and the rest of their life t...

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Banished from Brooke's life by her parents, Hewitt sets fire to their house thinking he can stage a fake rescue.

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Try “Robot Dancer.” —Sadie Stein My experience with Egyptian art is limited mostly to the blockbuster stuff—I remember seeing traveling shows in Texas, where the heavy eye makeup and big jewelry of the statuettes and masks seemed to make a certain kind of sense—and it’s impressive, to say the ...

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