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The Long Wait for Tomorrow

Written by Joaquin DorfmanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Joaquin Dorfman


· Random House Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 12 and up
· September 22, 2009 · $7.99 · 978-0-375-89297-4 (0-375-89297-4)

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Freaky Friday for the 21st century . .

Joaquin Dorfman is back with another smart novel that pushes the envelope of literary fiction, examining identity, high school roles, and even the high-blown concept of destiny through a cool science-fiction lens. What if, in a Freaky Friday moment, a wise and humble 40-year-old man woke one morning to find himself transported back in time, into his body more than 20 years before, when he was the popular, entitled, and arrogant quarterback of the school football team? Could the man do anything to stop a tragedy initiated by the cruel actions of the boy, or is fate too strong a force? It’s the small-town football worship of Friday Night Lights with a dark and unsettling Donnie Darko twist.

Praise for Playing It Cool:
* “A sophisticated mystery/romance/coming-of-age story full of red herrings and elaborate schemes.”—School Library Journal, Starred


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Joaquin Dorfman is the author of Playing It Cool, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and, with his father, Ariel, Burning City. His best friend is a cat. Visit him at www.joaquindorfman.com.


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