The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone: A Novel.pdf
"From the moment she burst into the downtown art scene, seventeen-year-old Addison Stone was someone to watch. Her trademark subversive street art and her violent drowning left her fans and critics craving to know more about this brilliant wild-child who shone so bright and was gone too soon."—Adele Griffin
Two-time National Book Award finalist Adele Griffin offers an ingenious fictional take on celebrity biography, as told in first person interviews through the eyes of Addison Stone's parents, friends, boyfriends, mentors, critics, and more-punctuated in full color with Addison's artwork, photographs, and emails. When it comes to Addison's untimely and mysterious death, nobody escapes unscathed.
Praise for Adele Griffin
"Griffin interweaves subtle commentary about social class, drug abuse and mental illness into this marvelous homage while winding the suspense knob all the way to 11."
—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
"The book is so raw that at times it's difficult to read—yet it's impossible to put it down. Readers who are just discovering National Book Award finalist Griffin will want to read more of her books, which frequently explore frightening matters of the human psyche."
—Booklist, Starred Review
Adele Griffin is a two-time National Book Award Finalist and the highly acclaimed author of numerous books for young adult and middle grade readers. Her works include Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be, as well as the popular Witch Twins and Vampire Island series. Adele lives with her husband, Erich; their two young children; and their dog, Edith, in Brooklyn, New York.