Broken Flower

Broken Flower

Book - 2007
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On the verge of puberty, eleven-year-old Jordan March is sent to live with her spinster great-aunt, after her grandmother accuses her of having an incestuous relationship with her teenaged brother Ian, and stumbles upon a long-buried secret about her family's enigmatic past.

Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780786292004
0786292008
Characteristics: 547 p. ; 23 cm

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yellow_parrot_17 Jul 03, 2014

A book that allows yourself to be part of the March family and experience first hand tragedy behind a family that appears as 'perfect' to society! A thrilling book that also pertains to the discovery of growing up and family issues.

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yellow_parrot_17 Jun 29, 2014

yellow_parrot_17 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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yellow_parrot_17 Jul 03, 2014

The March family is a poised, rich set of individuals that looks like they belong on the cover of a magazine. However, hidden underneath the spectacular walls of their mansion, lies deep family secrets that are uncovered through unfortunate events, with one being Jordan developing way before the proper age. As her brother Ian sets out to discover the symptoms and reason behind his sister’s young age of reaching puberty, no one realizes the swirling secrets that are rising up to surface once again in the March household. Grandmother Emma goes as far as hiring Miss Harper to take over Jordan and Ian’s lives after their parents are heavily injured in a car crash. As the March residents slowly figures out their own ways to deal with the past and the present, it may be too late to mend the broken family ties.

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yellow_parrot_17 Jun 29, 2014

"...as long as you're busy and you keep moving, nothing will slow you down and cause you to fail" (Andrews, 403).

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