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Song of Extinction

Song of Extinction - 10 edition

Song of Extinction - 10 edition

ISBN13: 9780573697388

ISBN10: 0573697388

Song of Extinction by E. M. Lewis - ISBN 9780573697388
Edition: 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Song of Extinction by E. M. Lewis - ISBN 9780573697388

ISBN13: 9780573697388

ISBN10: 0573697388

Edition: 10

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Summary

Max, a musically gifted high school student, is falling off the edge of the world ' and his biology teacher is the only one who's noticed. A play about the science of life and loss, the relationships between fathers and sons, Cambodian fields, Bolivian rainforests and redemption. Max Forrestal is going to fail Biology if he doesn't complete a 20-page paper on extinction by 2pm on Tuesday ' but his mother, Lily, is dying of cancer, and school is the last thing on his mind. His father, Ellery, a biologist obsessed with saving a rare Bolivian insect, is incapable of dealing with his wife's impending death, or his son's distress. Max's biology teacher, Khim Phan, tries to figure out why Max is failing the class. Helping Max, however, pushes Khim into a magical journey of his own ' from the Cambodian fields of his youth into the undiscovered country beyond.