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Moral compass : a novel

Steel, Danielle. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780399179532 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    275 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: 2020

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Saint Ambrose Prep is a place where the wealthy send their children for the best possible education, with teachers and administrators from the Ivy League, and graduates who become future lawyers, politicians, filmmakers, and CEOs. Traditionally a boys-only school, Saint Ambrose has just enrolled one hundred and forty female students for the first time. Even though most of the kids on the campus have all the privilege in the world, some are struggling, wounded by their parents' bitter divorces, dealing with insecurity and loneliness. In such a heightened environment, even the smallest spark can become a raging fire. One day after the school's annual Halloween event, a student lies in the hospital, her system poisoned by dangerous levels of alcohol. Everyone in this sheltered community--parents, teachers, students, police, and the media--are left trying to figure out what actually happened. Only the handful of students who were there when she was attacked truly know the answers and they have vowed to keep one another's secrets. As details from the evening emerge, powerful families are forced to hire attorneys and less powerful families watch helplessly. Parents' marriages are jeopardized, and students' futures are impacted. No one at Saint Ambrose can escape the fallout of a life-altering event. In this compelling novel, Danielle Steel illuminates the dark side of one drunken night, with its tragic consequences, from every possible point of view. As the drama unfolds, the characters will reach a crossroads where they must choose between truth and lies, between what is easy and what is right, and find the moral compass they will need for the rest of their lives"--
Subject: Private schools -- Fiction
Children of the rich -- Fiction
Youth -- Alcohol use -- Fiction
Halloween -- Fiction

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1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chippawa FIC Steel 38080500256217 Adult Checked out 03/11/2020
Community Centre FIC Steel 38080500256209 Adult Checked out 04/06/2020
Stamford FIC Steel 38080500256183 Adult Checked out 04/06/2020
Stamford FIC Steel 38080500256191 Adult Checked out 04/06/2020
Stamford FIC Steel 38080500256738 Lucky Day Available -
Victoria Avenue FIC Steel 38080500256746 Lucky Day Available -
Victoria Avenue FIC Steel 38080500256753 Lucky Day Checked out 04/06/2020

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