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Into the world

Author: Ted Dawe
Publisher: New Zealand : Mangakino University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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"'I've learnt plenty, Mr Faull, but it all comes down to this: there is freedom and then there is everything else.' He opened the door. 'And today I give away everything else, and I choose freedom.' So ends the first part of Devon's journey, from nearly drowning in a tapu river to his expulsion from an exclusive Boy's school. Into the World is where Devon begins to understand just how costly that freedom is. That  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Teen fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Authors' presentation copies
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Dawe
ISBN: 9780473348809 0473348802
OCLC Number: 945397023
Notes: Novel for young adults
Contains explicit content.
Target Audience: Senior secondary
Description: x, 262 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ted Dawe.

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"'I've learnt plenty, Mr Faull, but it all comes down to this: there is freedom and then there is everything else.' He opened the door. 'And today I give away everything else, and I choose freedom.' So ends the first part of Devon's journey, from nearly drowning in a tapu river to his expulsion from an exclusive Boy's school. Into the World is where Devon begins to understand just how costly that freedom is. That decisions made quickly can lead to disaster. That loyalty counts for nothing until it is tested. That love, like security is nothing more than a commodity"--Back cover.

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