The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

eBook - 2014
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"From the moment she burst into the downtown art scene, seventeen-year-old Addison Stone was someone to watch. Her trademark subversive street art and her violent drowning left her fans and critics craving to know more about this brilliant wild-child who shone so bright and was gone too soon."'Adele Griffin Two-time National Book Award finalist Adele Griffin offers an ingenious fictional take on celebrity biography, as told in first person interviews through the eyes of Addison Stone's parents, friends, boyfriends, mentors, critics, and more-punctuated in full color with Addison's artwork, photographs, and emails. When it comes to Addison's untimely and mysterious death, nobody escapes unscathed. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Soho Teen, 2014
ISBN: 9781616953614
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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EMP_0
May 10, 2015

Just read 7 pages; going back to the library.

amykduffy Oct 14, 2014

Griffin's novel is formatted as a biography of young, doomed artist Addison Stone. The narrative is composed of snippets of interviews with people who knew Addison best. Her clueless parents, loyal best friend, bitter ex-boyfriends and greedy art dealer all offer insights on why this talented but mentally unstable girl self-destructed. Griffin commissioned several artists to create Addison's paintings, and a model poses as Addison in numerous photographs, encouraging readers to view her as a real person. Although some side characters seem like New York art world stereotypes, Addison remains compelling throughout. The biography format is a refreshing change from typical teen novels.

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