Book about family that doesn t age
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80's? youth/kid book about family that doesn't age
After being told that she is going to a boarding school, she runs off into the forest where she meets Jesse Tuck drinking from a spring at the foot of a great tree. She is kidnapped by his older brother Miles and brought back to the Tucks' home where they tell her they will return her as soon as they can trust her. She becomes enamored with their slow and simple way of life and falls in love with Jesse. She learns that the Tucks cannot age or be injured due to drinking water from a magic spring around a hundred years ago and that they kidnapped her to hide the secret. They tell her that living forever is more painful than it sounds and believe that giving away the secret of the spring will lead to everyone wanting to drink from it.
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Beginning in , when LeBlanc wrote about the trial of Boy George, a heroin dealer who would become a main character in the book, she practically lived with a sprawling clan in a poor neighborhood in the Bronx. Meanwhile, as she later said, her long-term relationship was faltering and the book seemed to take over everything. They shared ambitions and fears with a writer who was by their side for a decade. LeBlanc also writes about the social issues—benefits administration, prison systems, public housing, addiction, teen pregnancy—that, in large part, dictate the circumstances she witnessed. And yet, she was there. How did she shape years of experience into a coherent narrative? To pose these questions, we chose a few memorable passages and asked LeBlanc to tell us about them.