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Don't Look Behind You Summary
Lois Duncan

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Don't Look Behind You Summary


Don't Look Behind You is a suspense story in the best tradition. It examines a family which, overnight, must abandon home and friends to enter a government witness protection program.

The move is hardest on April, the story's narrator, an eleventh grader who must leave her boyfriend Steve, the upcoming prom, and Steve's graduation without a word of explanation.

The difficulties the family encounters are tremendous. Mrs. Corrigan, an author with a strong career, can no longer write and publish, third grader Bram must be fitted for contacts to hide his distinctive two colored eyes, and April cannot even play on the school tennis team because her skill will attract attention. It is too much for her, and she gives way to her own selfish desires with disastrous consequences.

While weaving a tale of drug dealers, hit men, and fear, the novel reveals something about human nature. All people...

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