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Book Title: Distant Waves: A Novel of the Titanic|
The author of the book: Suzanne Weyn
ISBN 13: 9780545085847
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 679 KB
Edition: Scholastic Paperbacks
Date of issue: May 1st 2011
Read full description of the books Distant Waves: A Novel of the Titanic:The destinies of five sisters all converge on board the Titanic.
Daughters of a famed clairvoyant, the five Taylor sisters have moved to turn-of-the-twentieth-century Spirit Vale, where their mother makes a living talking to the dead. The future, however, is something even she cannot see clearly.
The sisters are not meant to stay in Spirit Vale for long. All seem poised to move in different directions--science, society, fame, even the spirit world--but all of their destinies converge on board the Titanic. A transatlantic voyage that promises great wonders soon turns into a fight for survival that not everyone will win...or can they?
Read information about the authorSuzanne Weyn grew up in Williston Park, Long Island, New York. She has three sisters and a brother. As a girl she was very interested in theater and in reading. Louisa May Alcott was her favorite author, but she also read every Sherlock Holmes story. Suzanne lived pretty close to the ocean and going to Jones Beach was one of her favorite activities Even today, if she goes too long without seeing the ocean, she starts feeling restless.
Suzanne now lives in upper New York State with her husband, two teen daughters and Abby the cat. Her house is at the edge of the woods and is nearly 200 years old. She graduated from State University of New York at Binghamton and received her Masters degree from Pace University. She teaches part time at City College in New York.
Suzanne’s other books for Simon Pulse include South Beach Sizzle, a romantic comedy written with Diana Gonzalez. Her novels for the Simon Pulse line, “Once Upon a Time” are The Night Dance; a Retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, Water Song: a Retelling of the Frog Prince, and The Crimson Thread: a Retelling of Rumplestiltskin. She very much enjoys rethinking these classic tales from an original point of view, always looking for the real psychological underpinning of the story. Suzanne is currently doing revisions on her fourth book in the line, which will be coming in '09.
Suzanne’s other recent novels are include The Bar Code Tattoo (2004) and its sequel. The Bar Code Rebellion (2006). The Bar Code Tattoo was selected by the American Library Assoc. (ALA) as a '05 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and was a ’07 Nevada Library nominee for “Best Young Adult Fiction”. It is currently translated into German and was nominated for the '07 Jugenliteraturpreis for Young People’s Literature.
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