Odd-Inary People (Ripley"s Believe It or Not! (Scholastic))

by Mary Packard

Publisher: Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media

Written in English
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  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General

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ContributionsLeanne Franson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9489154M
ISBN 100606270884
ISBN 109780606270885

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Conrad is the man character in the book, a young man who tried to kill himself approximately eight months before the beginning of the novel. The Question and Answer section for Ordinary People is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, Study Guide for Ordinary People. Ordinary People study guide contains a biography of Judith Author: Judith Guest. Ordinary People (Performance Track Original with Background Vocals) [Music Download] Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time.   Listen to Ordinary People audiobook by Judith Guest. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Author: Judith Guest. It's the first day of exam week for the first moments of his English exam, Conrad notices a handful of details as he glances around the classroom: his peers hard at work, the blue shadows of trees on the snow outside, his teacher passing through the aisles of the last is the hardest for him to deal with.

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Before the action of the book begins, there was a second Jarrett son--Buck--who was killed in a boating accident over a.

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All people and families are flawed, and the way Beth ignores it makes things worse. Her son attempted suicide, but she thinks if she doesn't talk about it, then it didn't happen. Acknowledging her son's problems means she has to acknowledge that she isn't perfect, and that means she has to question her entire identity.

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The novel begins with the main character in the book, a man named Conrad Jarrett. Conrad spent eight months in a mental hospital but the time Author: Judith Guest.