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The Basic Eight

(1999)
A novel by

 
 
In their affluent San Francisco high school, Flannery Culp's group, the Basic Eight, are dismissed as a pretentious clique, but to Flan they are indispensable. She needs Kate, despite her incessant gossiping. She needs Gabriel, even though he has a barely requited crush on her. She needs V""""", whose name has been changed to protect her wealthy family. She needs Douglas, procurer of absinthe. She needs Lily. She needs Jennifer Rose Milton, but most of all she needs Natasha - beautiful, brave Natasha, who gives her confidence and strength. Flannery needs them all because sometimes school can get so stressful, you just want to kill someone...

Genre: General Fiction

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May 2006 : USA Hardback

Title: Basic 8
Author(s): Daniel Handler
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March 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Basic Eight
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Title: The Basic Eight: A Novel
Author(s): Daniel Handler
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Title: The Basic Eight
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ISBN: 0-7322-7489-3 / 978-0-7322-7489-4 (Australia edition)
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Title: BASIC EIGHT, THE
Author(s): Daniel Handler
ISBN: 0-7490-0592-0 / 978-0-7490-0592-4 (UK edition)
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February 2002 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Basic Eight
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August 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Basic Eight
Author(s): Daniel Handler
ISBN: 0-7490-0479-7 / 978-0-7490-0479-8 (UK edition)
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February 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Basic Eight
Author(s): Daniel Handler
ISBN: 0-312-25373-7 / 978-0-312-25373-8 (USA edition)
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Title: The Basic Eight
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Title: The Basic Eight: A Novel
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