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Before I die.

Author: Jenny Downham
Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling Books, 2010, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tessa has just months to live - Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, Tessa compiles a To Do Before I Die list - She tastes new experiences to make her feel alive while her failing body struggles to keep up - Her feelings and her relationships all are painfully crystallised in the precious weeks she has left to her.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Teen fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Downham
ISBN: 9781849920452 1849920451
OCLC Number: 614304858
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 326 pages ; 20 cm.

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Tessa has just a few months to live.Tessa's feelings, her relationships with her father and brother, her estranged mother, her best friend, her new boyfriend, all are painfully crystallized in the  Read more...

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"Before I Die is so real, so sad, so true - and I so wish I'd written it myself" * Jacqueline Wilson * "Novels for young teenagers do not usually feature drugs and casual sex within the first 20-odd Read more...

 
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