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The Language of Goldfish is a coming of age novel featuring Carrie Stokes, a confused 13-year-old girl on the verge of a mental breakdown. Carrie is the middle child in an affluent, seemingly happy family, and she is struggling with insecurities about growing up and forming relationships with other people. Carrie lives in a chaotic world within her head, and her absorption with her own thoughts leads her to believe that she is going insane. She describes herself as a piece from a different puzzle, one that will never fit into the ordered world she sees around her. Carrie does not understand her illness for a long time; she knows that she suffers from "dizzy spells" and she knows that she is afraid of moving from the safety of childhood to the uncertainty of adulthood. Feeling alienated from her parents and plagued by increasingly frightening "spells," she eventually attempts...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Language of Goldfish from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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