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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7600140M
ISBN 100613460901
ISBN 109780613460903

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Mr. Was was not conceived and written as a "kids book." I originally wrote the book for an adult audience, and as such it is quite complex both in terms of its narrative structure and its subject matter. It is not an easy reader.   Suffice it to say that in terms of plotting, Mr Was is as brilliant as any time travel book should be. Equally brilliant is its clever choice of narrative format as a presentation of these notebooks (written by Jack or mostly by Jack) as a journalistic-type of story constructed as fact. Hautman (for adults, The Mortal Nuts, p. , etc.) combines the elements of mystery, science fiction, and domestic violence in his compelling and unrelentingly grim first novel for teenagers. When his grandfather Skoro dies, teenage Jack Lund and his mother journey to the old man's mansion in the aptly named town of Memory. Jack discovers a hidden doorway that transports him back fifty years Author: Pete Hautman. Mr. Was was interesting from beginning to end. It was difficult to follow in some parts because it jumped back and forth in time, but the premise is intriguing and the /5(37).

Mr. Was, published in , was my first “young adult” novel. Although not conceived as a novel for teens, when I finished writing the book I discovered that the main character, Jack Lund, was a teenager for most (but not all) of the story. This happened more or less unintentionally. Mr. Was is a time travel story. It covers much of Jack Lund’s life, and it happened that his experiences as a teen made for .   Mr. Was, published in , was my first “young adult” novel. Although not conceived as a novel for teens, when I finished writing the book I discovered that the main character, Jack Lund, was a teenager for most (but not all) of the story. This happened more or Author: Pete Hautman.   Brooks, Mr. Citizen, is a soft spoken, highly intelligent man of the community, always in control of his job and family, despite the adversities he faces throughout the movie. Very enjoyable is the intricacy, detail, and discipline he is able to maintain throughout /10(K). Mr. Brooks is a American psychological thriller film directed by Bruce A. Evans starring Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook, and William Hurt. It was released on June 1, The film follows the eponymous character, a celebrated Portland businessman and serial killer who is forced to take on a protégé after being blackmailed, and has to contend with his bloodthirsty alter ego who convinces him Music by: Ramin Djawadi.

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