Chinese Handcuffs

Chinese Handcuffs

Book - 1989
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Still troubled by his older brother's violent suicide, eighteen-year-old Dillon becomes deeply involved in the terrible secret of his friend Jennifer, who feels she can tell no one what her stepfather is doing to her.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1989
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780688083458
0688083455
9780060598396
0060598395
Characteristics: 202 p. ; 24 cm

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susienor Sep 14, 2012

susienor thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

EuSei Aug 27, 2012

EuSei thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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Sep 11, 2016

Chris Crutcher's books are definitely NOT light-hearted. But his writing is good, his stories are compelling, and his characters talk about things that parent's don't -- or won't. Considering the rather large numbers of people I've met who were abused as children, I'm glad to find out that someone IS talking about these difficult issues.

EuSei May 16, 2012

This (like all Crutcher's books for "young adults") is NOT a book for teens or anyone who likes good literature. The subjects treated on this book are for mature audiences, not 16 year-olds who are still developing emotionally. The ALA, librarians and teachers are pushing low quality literature and pornography to children--right under their parents' noses--instead of the Classics. Shame on teachers and librarians.

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EuSei May 16, 2012

Sexual Content: Rape

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