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In the novel, central high school, in small town western massachusetts, is experiencing the reverberations of the recent school killings executed by two boys and a girl at nearby pleasant valley high school. Read bullyville by francine prose available from rakuten kobo. In the novel, central high school, in small town western massachusetts, is experiencing the reverberations of the recent. The book, the life, the afterlife, francine prose, author of reading like a writer, deftly.
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