The Melinda zone by Margaret Willey

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Published by Bantam in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Identity -- Fiction.,
  • Parent and child -- Fiction.,
  • Cousins -- Fiction.,
  • Divorce -- Fiction.

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While spending the summer with her cousin, who is preoccupied with problems of her own, fifteen-year-old Melinda learns to assert herself instead of always trying to please her divorced parents.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMargaret Willey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W65548 Me 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1710775M
ISBN 100553092154
LC Control Number92012686
OCLC/WorldCa25788932

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