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Author: Malorie Blackman
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sephy has struggled to raise her mixed-race child in an apartheid society and to make her mark as a singer. But her daughter, Callie Rose, now a young adult, has discovered the truth about her dead father and his role in the fight for equality. As Callie Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into her father's world, she finds herself drawn into a dangerous and deadly game.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malorie Blackman
ISBN: 0385607733 9780385607735
OCLC Number: 60961621
Awards: Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2007.
Description: 510 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Malorie Blackman.

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Rose has a Cross mother and a Nought father in a society where the Noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a life-long battle against deep-rooted prejudices. Her mother  Read more...

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"Blackman's style is expertly tailored to the needs of teenage readers." <br>-"Times Educational Supplement" <p>"From the Trade Paperback edition."

 
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