Exposure

Candlewick Press
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Winner of the 2009 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. When a black South American soccer star signs on to a team in the country's racist south, headlines blare. And when he falls for the sensual Desmerelda, a stunning white pop singer and daughter of a wealthy politician, their sudden and controversial marriage propels the pair to center stage, where they burn in the media spotlight. But celebrity attracts enemies; some very close to home. And its dazzle reaches into the city's hidden corners, exposing a life of grit and desperation the glitterati could never imagine. When a girl is found murdered, reporter Paul Faustino is caught between worlds as he witnesses the power of the media in making — and breaking — lives. Inspired by Shakespeare's OTHELLO, this modern tragedy of desire and betrayal, incisively and compassionately told, is a truly enthralling work of crossover fiction.
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Publisher
Candlewick Press
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Published on
Aug 24, 2010
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Pages
448
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ISBN
9780763652456
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / Homelessness & Poverty
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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