Survivor (Bluford Series #20) [NOOK Book]

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"A brave young-adult novel about a devastating family secret." --Kirkus Reviews

Tarah Carson has hidden the secret for years. No one—not her mother, her friends at Bluford High, or even her boyfriend, Cooper Hodden—knows what her uncle did to her years ago. Tarah hoped to keep it that way. But an upcoming reunion is forcing Tarah’s past into the present. And Uncle Rudy, the man who scarred her for life, is returning. Haunted by memories, Tarah plans to avoid him at all costs. But when her decision threatens to ...
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Survivor (Bluford Series #20)

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Overview

"A brave young-adult novel about a devastating family secret." --Kirkus Reviews

Tarah Carson has hidden the secret for years. No one—not her mother, her friends at Bluford High, or even her boyfriend, Cooper Hodden—knows what her uncle did to her years ago. Tarah hoped to keep it that way. But an upcoming reunion is forcing Tarah’s past into the present. And Uncle Rudy, the man who scarred her for life, is returning. Haunted by memories, Tarah plans to avoid him at all costs. But when her decision threatens to cause even more suffering in her family, she must face her past and biggest fear—alone.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016257983
  • Publisher: Townsend Press
  • Publication date: 2/21/2013
  • Series: Bluford Series , #20
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 138
  • Sales rank: 325,363
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Langan

Born in Philadelphia, Paul Langan spent his early childhood in the city before moving with his single mother to southern New Jersey. There he attended public school and worked a variety of jobs—including salesperson at a shoe store, attendant at a horse ranch, landscaper at a mental hospital, and a night-shift stockperson in a warehouse store near Atlantic City. “Each job,” he says today, “could be the topic of several juicy novels.”

In 1991, he enrolled at Camden County College and a year later transferred to La Salle University, where he studied creative writing and literature, earning a B.A. in English. While at La Salle, he lived with international students, traveled to his roommate’s home in Kenya, became a prison tutor, and found the courage to write.

After graduation, he worked for a nonprofit agency in Philadelphia and then joined Townsend Press (TP) as an Assistant Editor. After he contributed to a number of TP textbooks and taught English at a community college, Paul reconnected to his interests in creative writing through the Bluford Series. Originally working as an assistant with the Bluford novels, Paul’s role steadily grew. He now serves as both editor of the series and author or coauthor of several novels, including The Bully, The Gun, and The Fallen. His stories reflect his personal experiences, including the difficulties of growing up without a father, being the “new kid” in school, and dealing with the loss of a loved one.

In 2001, Paul completed a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to expanding the Bluford Series, he dreams of writing a successful movie script, preferably a “supernatural thriller.” Today Paul lives with his wife and three children near Philadelphia and stubbornly clings to the hope that he will one day see the Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl.

You may contact Paul by writing to him at:

Paul Langan
Townsend Press
439 Kelley Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2013

    Voo

    I read all of the booksand this one is the best yet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Love it

    <3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    Great books

    All bluford series books are great ive read plenty of them they keep you interested & suspenceful. Makes you not want to put the book down .!! Read it , all of them :)

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    Posted March 13, 2013

    DONE hay yall its you know yo girl

    Hay yall know its yo girl and yall need to add a sista as a nok friend look me up pimpen. You girl mrs.steal you boii

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2013

    I havent read it

    I didnt read it but it sounds like a good book so now i have to have it

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