Rundown by Michael Cadnum

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As a game, sixteen-year-old Jennifer pretends that she has been attacked by a serial rapist, but then she finds herself getting more attention than she wanted, from the police and her parents.
 

About Michael Cadnum

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Michael Cadnum, a National Book Award finalist, is the author of over a dozen novels for young adults. He lives in Albany, California.
 
Published June 1, 1999 by Viking Juvenile. 168 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Jennifer Thayer both envies and resents her gourmet restaurateur/salad-dressing entrepreneur father, her industrial- psychologist mother who seems to care more about her work than about her younger daughter, and especially older sister Cass: lovely, talented, brainy, and preparing for marriage.

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Readers will likely be both fascinated and repelled by the intricate web of deception woven by the 16-year-old narrator of this sometimes confusing psychological drama. Cadnum (Heat) shows rather than

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""Readers will likely be both fascinated and repelled by the intricate web of deception woven by the 16-year-old narrator of this psychological drama,"" said PW.

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Readers will likely be both fascinated and repelled by the intricate web of deception woven by the 16-year-old narrator of this sometimes confusing psychological drama.

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