A Mango-Shaped Space

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A Mango-Shaped Space

By Wendy Mass

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780316058254, 221pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005


Mia Winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Forced to reveal her condition, she must look to herself to develop an understanding and appreciation of her gift in this coming-of-age novel.

About the Author
Wendy Mass has written several non-fiction books and short stories for magazines, and has also co-founded a teenage literary magazine, Writes of Passage. She graduated from Tufts University and earned an M.A. in English from California State University, Long Beach, and a Doctorate of Letters from Drew University. She is also the author of Leap Day.