TwelveBook - 2002
Creating a sensation around the world when it was first published, Twelve established it's seventeen-year-old author as a powerful voice of the new millennium. The chilling novel follows prep school dropout White Mike through the week between Christmas and New Year's 1999, as he takes a year off to deal an alluring new drug to his privileged peers on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But Twelve is not a coming-of-age story, because its kids never had a childhood--their parents are off on holiday in Bali or business in Brussels, leaving hired help to look the other way as the kids stay home alone in their multimillion-dollar town houses, partying with drugs and sex and, in the end, much worse.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2002.
Edition: 1st paperback ed. --
Branch Call Number: YA FIC McDon
Characteristics: 244 p.