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After telling a man a lie that leads to a disastrous event, Terpin Taft changes his ways for good by telling only the truth to everyone about everything and chooses not to worry about the troubles this may bring as he believes what he is doing is right and good. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
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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.From Publishers Weekly:
The titular hero is forced to leave town after vowing to forever tell the truth in Terpin (1982) by Tor Seidler.
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 2004. Condition: New. Peter Mccarty (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0064437558