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Marchetta, Melina 1965-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 338 publications in 5 languages and 14,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.M32855, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melina Marchetta
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,816 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
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Indonesian and held by 2,329 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
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,317 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
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
48 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,468 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 )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,382 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
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,152 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
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 985 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
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 435 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
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 260 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
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 254 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
On the Jellicoe road by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taylor Markham is not a popular choice. She is erratic, has no people skills and never turns up to meetings. Not to mention the incident when she ran off in search of her mother and only got halfway there. But she's lived at Jellicoe School most of her life and as leader of the boarders that's her greatest asset. Especially now the cadets, led by the infamous Jonah Griggs, have arrived. The territory wars between the boarders, townies and cadets are about to recommence.But Taylor has other things on her mind; a prayer tree, the hermit who whispered in her ear, and a vaguely familiar drawing in the local police station. Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. But Hannah, the woman who found her, has suddenly disappeared, leaving nothing but an unfinished manuscript about five kids whose lives entwined twenty years ago on the Jellicoe Road
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 177 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
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 168 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 )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 142 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
De redding van Francesca by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een tienermeisje begint net aan een nieuwe school als haar moeder in een langdurige depressie terecht komt
Jellicoe Road a novel by Melina Marchetta ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 100 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
The gorgon in the gully by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terza generazione by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Italian and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il mondo in briciole by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josy sucht Josy by Melina Marchetta ( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ungdomsroman om den 17-årige italienske pige Josephine, der bor alene med sin mor i Sydney i Australien. Josephine fortæller intenst og tankefuldt om sit sidste skoleår, om venner, kærester og familie, herunder de problemer den italienske kulturbaggrund giver
 
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Alternative Names
Marchetta, Melina
Marchettová, Melina 1965-
マーケッタ, メリーナ
Languages
English (228)
German (13)
Italian (10)
Dutch (2)
Indonesian (1)
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