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Alex

Author: Tessa Duder
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Series: Alex, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Suggested level: secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Duder
ISBN: 0195581695 9780195581690
OCLC Number: 24954942
Notes: Novel for young adults.
Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Alex, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Tessa Duder.

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It is 1959 and Alex is fifteen. This year she must beat her arch-rival to be selected for the Olympic swimming team.  Read more...

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