'Abstinence Teacher' Might Be Better on Screen

Author Tom Perrotta's novels Election and Little Children were made into rather successful movies. He has another novel out this fall: The Abstinence Teacher. Is it worth reading before it hits theaters?

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The Abstinence Teacher
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by Tom Perrotta

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