WorldCat Identities

Marchetta, Melina 1965-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 477 publications in 16 languages and 16,222 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9619.M27, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melina Marchetta
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Book )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an impostor, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Book )

93 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During her senior year in a Catholic school in Sydney, Australia, seventeen-year-old Josie meets and must contend with the father she has never known
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family but is soon sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn where he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Froi and his companions travel through Charyn to find Quintana and build an army to secure her unborn child's right to rule, an effort that culminates in an ultimate showdown with Isaboe of Lumatere
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Slovenian and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
Tell the truth, shame the devil : a novel by Melina Marchetta( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still grieving the death of his son, has been drowning his anger in Scotch. Something has to give, and he's no sooner suspended from the force than a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel. Bish's daughter is one of those on board. Also on the bus is Violette LeBrac. Raised in Australia, Violette has a troubled background. Thirteen years ago her grandfather bombed a London supermarket, killing dozens of people. Her mother, Noor, is serving a life sentence in connection with the incident. But before Violette's part in the French tragedy can be established she disappears. Bish, who was involved in Noor LeBrac's arrest, is now compelled to question everything that happened back then. And the more he delves into the lives of the family he helped put away, the more he realises that truth wears many colours
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor Markham is now a senior at the Jellicoe School, and has been made leader of the boarders. She is responsible for keeping the upper hand in the territory wars with the townies, and the cadets who camp on the edge of the school's property over summer. She has to keep her students safe and the territories enforced and to deal with Jonah Griggs, the leader of the cadets and someone she'd rather forget. But what she needs to do, more than anything, is unravel the mystery of her past and find her mother who abandoned her on the Jellicoe Road six years before
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Alibrandi is 17, illegitimate and in her final year at a wealthy Catholic school. This is the year her father comes back into her life, the year she falls in love, and the year she sets herself free
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travails of a teenager in her last year of school. Josie's relationships with friends and family in her last year of school. She tells us of her struggles with her Italian-Australian identity and the highs and lows of teen life. She knows it's where she comes from, but it's not where she feels she belongs. Josie seeks to find her true identity and navigate a course through the shoals of teenage life
The gorgon in the gully by Melina Marchetta( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the basketball courts and classrooms of St Raph's is a gully where everything disappears forever. Danny Griggs has heard stories about a creature that lives down there. So why does he volunteer to face the Gorgon when he's been petrified by everyting all his life?
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curse on Lumatere has been lifted, but Froi's journey is just beginning. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home, or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been trained roughly and lovingly by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper with a warrior's discipline. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds. Here he encounters a damaged people who are not what they seem, and must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess. In this barren and mysterious place, he will discover there is a song sleeping in his blood ... and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tell the truth, shame the devil : a novel by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still grieving the death of his son, has been drowning his anger in Scotch. Something has to give, and he's no sooner suspended from the force than a busload of British students is subject to a deadly bomb attack across the Channel. Bish's daughter is one of those on board. Also on the bus is Violette LeBrac. Raised in Australia, Violette has a troubled background. Thirteen years ago her grandfather bombed a London supermarket, killing dozens of people. Her mother, Noor, is serving a life sentence in connection with the incident. But before Violette's part in the French tragedy can be established she disappears. Bish, who was involved in Noor LeBrac's arrest, is now compelled to question everything that happened back then. And the more he delves into the lives of the family he helped put away, the more he realises that truth wears many colours
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other
Looking for Alibrandi [DVD] by Melina Marchetta( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen, and in her final year of school. Dealing with her mum and the ways of her Nonna are daunting enough as she prepares for her exams. But Josie is about to discover real life gets in the way of her carefully made plans. She suddenly has to deal with having her father around for the first time in her life, falling in love and uncovering her family's secret background. Despite all the turmoil, this is the year Josie discovers that emancipation doesn't mean escaping from your past
 
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Saving Francesca
Alternative Names
Marchetta, Melina

Marchettová, Melina 1965-

Melina Marčeta

Melina Marchetta australiensk författare

Melina Marchetta australsk skribent

Melina Marchetta schrijfster uit Australië

Melina Marchetta scrittrice australiana

Мелина Марчетта

מלינה מארג'יטה

마체타, 멜리나 1965-

マーケッタ, メリーナ

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