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In Zanesville

(2011)
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The beguiling fourteen-year-old narrator of IN ZANESVILLE is a late bloomer. She is used to flying under the radar-a sidekick, a third wheel, a marching band dropout, a disastrous babysitter, the kind of girl whose Eureka moment is the discovery that "fudge" can't be said with an English accent.
Luckily, she has a best friend, a similarly undiscovered girl with whom she shares the everyday adventures of a 1970s American girlhood, incidents through which a world is revealed, and character is forged.
In time, their friendship is tested-- by their families' claims on them, by a clique of popular girls who stumble upon them as if they were found objects, and by the first, startling, subversive intimations of womanhood.
With dry wit and piercing observation, Jo Ann Beard shows us that in the seemingly quiet streets of America's innumerable Zanesvilles is a world of wonders, and that within the souls of the awkward and the overlooked often burns something radiant and unforgettable.

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Hardback Editions

April 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: In Zanesville: A Novel
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
ISBN: 0-316-08447-6 / 978-0-316-08447-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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Paperback Editions

April 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: In Zanesville: A Novel
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
ISBN: 0-316-12527-X / 978-0-316-12527-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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Audio Editions

May 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: In Zanesville
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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May 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: In Zanesville
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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April 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: In Zanesville: A Novel
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
ISBN: 1-61120-016-4 / 978-1-61120-016-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In Zanesville: A Novel
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: In Zanesville: A Novel
Author(s): Jo Ann Beard
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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