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Finding Forrester

A novel by

The inspiring story of the unlikely friendship between a famous, reclusive novelist and an amazingly gifted teen who secretly yearns to be a writer.

Set in Manhattan and the South Bronx, William Forrester, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who has not been heard from for four decades, accidentally discovers that Jamal, a brash 16-year-old African American who plays basketball on the court below his window, keeps a secret journal that shows a real gift for writing. Forrester takes Jamal on as a protege, and the friendship challenges and changes the two of them forever.

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Hardback Editions

August 2001 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: Finding Forrester
Author(s): James W Ellison
ISBN: 0-613-45340-9 / 978-0-613-45340-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2012 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Finding Forrester
Author(s): James Ellison
ISBN: 1-4587-5507-X / 978-1-4587-5507-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Availability: Amazon   

December 2000 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Finding Forrester (Medallion Editions for Young Readers)
Author(s): James Ellison
ISBN: 1-55704-479-1 / 978-1-55704-479-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Newmarket
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