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Jasper Jones : a novel

Author: Craig Silvey
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Late on a hot summer night in the tail end of 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleepout. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in the regional mining town of Corrigan.
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Genre/Form: Contemporary fiction
General fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Silvey
ISBN: 9781741757743 1741757746 9781742372624 1742372627
OCLC Number: 316214728
Awards: Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2010
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011
Short-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010
Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2010.
Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011.
Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010.
Description: 299 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Craig Silvey.

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Jasper Jones is a distant figure of danger and intrigue for Charlie Bucktin. So when Jasper begs for his help, Charlie is eager to impress. Jasper takes him to his secret glade to see his horrible  Read more...

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