The Abstinence Teacher - Tom Perrotta Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007261012 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Tom Perrotta / Paperback / 400 Pages / Book is published 2009-02-05 by HarperPerennial
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by - written on 20/03/09 (Very useful, 154 readings)
I was pointed in the direction of this book by 'Larachristina' who you will notice has also reviewed it (the witch), I had never heard of Tom Perrotta but was told it was a good read, as ever I read the back cover to see what it was about, and deciding it looked racey enough to satisfy my reading needs for a few nights I embarked on the journey. The story is about a sex education teacher called Ruth Ramsey in a small American town called Stonewood Heights, she has been teaching at the local high school for 15 years and obviously enjoys her job. She believes she is doing a public service to try and stop teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease while ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/03/09 (Very useful, 73 readings)
Tom Perrotta is known best for his books "Election" (which was adapted into the film starring Reece Witherspoon and Mathew Broderick), and "Little Children" (the film adaptation starring Kate Winslet). I had never read any of his books before, although i thoroughly enjoyed "Election" the film, but when I was browsing through Borders in Leeds, I happened upon "The Abstinence Teacher" and thought it looked like a good book for my fella. I ended up reading it before he did (that night), and I think I probably enjoyed it more than him. Plot. ~~~~ "The Abstinence teacher" ... Read the complete review
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