One Year in King City HS
(Witness to an Invasion)
by: Cristian Saileanu
This is not a work of fiction. It is true that some characters are the result of two actual persons’ being “welded together”, other real-life individuals I met have been “split” into two characters, and the dates of events have sometimes been changed to fit an imaginary academic calendar. But the stories you are about to read, alas, the stories did take place just the way they are described below.
(All newspaper articles, students’ essays, drawings and love letters in this book have been reprinted almost word for word, faithfully maintaining all grammar, spelling and stylistic mistakes. Whenever permission was granted, the author has used the real names of the characters.)Full text