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Michael, Wait for Me

Michael, Wait for Me

(2000)
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Sarah is furious. Her sister, Kimberlee is coming home from college for the summer and bringing her boyfriend, Michael. And without anyone even asking Sarah how she feels, it has been decided that Michael will be given her room for the summer, and Sarah wilt have to sleep on a cot in Kimberlee's room. Did anyone take into consideration Sarah's plans for the summer? For example, what about sleepovers with her friends? So Sarah makes up her mind not to be the least bit friendly to this "turkey," She vows to do whatever it takes to drive him away. But when Michael arrives, the family takes to him quickly. He and Kim are so in love, they are discussing marriage after graduation. Sarah's parents find a lot to admire in the polite, serious young man. And Sarah's little brother, Joey, idolizes him from the start. Sarah does her best to dislike Michael, but finds herself coming around, especially after she learns of the tragic secret Michael harbors in his heart. Then she watches in dismay as Kim discovers that falling out of love can be as easy as falling into it. Patricia Calvert has written a powerful novel that examines the many forms that love can take, and the sometimes tragic consequences that are ultimately no one's fault.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2000 : USA Hardback
Title: Michael, Wait for Me
Author(s): Patricia Calvert
ISBN: 0-689-82102-6 / 978-0-689-82102-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum
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