Seidler, Tor Terpin

ISBN 13: 9780064437554


4.19 avg rating
( 27 ratings by GoodReads )
9780064437554: Terpin

Your life should express what you truly believe.

Terpin Taft is happy to tell people what they want to hear, even if it means stretching the truth a bit. Until the day he meets a stranger on a train and tells the man a consoling lie. The results are so disastrous that Terpin resolves never again to speak or act except by the truth in his heart. But this, too, has disastrous -- if sometimes comical -- results.

Elegantly written, terpin is a modern fable that emphasizes the importance of being true to one’s own values -- no matter what.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Tor Seidler grew up in Vermont and later, Seattle, Washington, in both of which places his parents were involved in the theater. Encouraged by his family's love of the arts, Mr. Seidler studied English literature at Stanford University, and at the age of twenty-seven his first book, The Dulcimer Boy, was published, launching his celebrated career as a writer.

Over the past twenty years, Mr. Seidler has become one of the most important voices in children's fiction with such classics as, A Rat's Tale, The Wainscott Weasel, an ALA Notable Book, Terpin, and Mean Margaret, which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997. He currently lives in New York City.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 93.45

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Seidler, Tor
Published by HarperTrophy (2004)
ISBN 10: 0064437558 ISBN 13: 9780064437554
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description HarperTrophy, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064437558

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 93.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds