cover image The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man

Francesca Lia Block, Block. Harper Teen, $8.99 (160pp) ISBN 978-0-06-440832-5

""Block's novel is structured upon the conventions of a tarot reading, adding another layer of meaning and mystery to the hypnotic prose,"" said PW's starred review of this tale of a girl grappling with her abusive father's death. ""Disturbing but ultimately exhilarating."" Ages 12-up. (Oct.) r