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Catch & Release

By Blythe Woolston

In two novels, Blythe Woolston has developed a unique and completely recognizeable style that has a strong appeal.

Blythe Woolston's sophomore effort is another unique and provocative examination of human suffering and the meaning of survival. Her protagonists are 18 year-old Polly, the narrator, and Odd, who is a year younger and several degrees more impulsive. Polly and Odd are the only survivors of a MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, also known as flesh-eating bacteria) outbreak that killed several people in her town. They did not survive unscathed.

  • Strong, sympathetic voice takes on timeless theme of teenage yearning for direction and connection.
  • Fleshing eating virus as a hook.
  • Female narrator

About the author

Blythe Woolston is a reader. Right now, she makes her living indexing scholarly books. She has also worked as a writing teacher, library clerk, and production coordinator for a computer book publisher. Writing books is a new way for her to love reading.

About the illustrator

Blythe Woolston works as professional book indexer for academic presses. She is the author of The Freak ObseNerwhich has already won the ABC New Voices Pick award, the Moonbeam Children's Book Award, and the William C. Morris YA Debut Award since its Fall 2010 publication.

ISBN: 9780761377559
Imprint: Carolrhoda Lab – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: January 1, 2012
Dimensions: 133 x 191mm, 216pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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