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The kidnap of Jessie Parker

Author: William Taylor
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Heinemann Reed, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a hot, dusty, very ordinary small town where nothing much ever happens, the mid-afternoon torpor is suddenly shattered. Two armed men rob the bank, lock the staff in the strongroom, prepare to leave. But Jessie Parker, aged nearly 14 and chancing by to see her father, the bank manager, is on the doorstep. She is seized and taken hostage. The next days are a horror-filled nightmare for Jessie after she is dumped,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Taylor
ISBN: 0790000474 9780790000473
OCLC Number: 154654870
Notes: Children's novel.
Description: 112 p., [1] p. of plates : port. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: William Taylor.

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In a hot, dusty, very ordinary small town where nothing much ever happens, the mid-afternoon torpor is suddenly shattered. Two armed men rob the bank, lock the staff in the strongroom, prepare to leave. But Jessie Parker, aged nearly 14 and chancing by to see her father, the bank manager, is on the doorstep. She is seized and taken hostage. The next days are a horror-filled nightmare for Jessie after she is dumped, wrists and ankles tied, under the armed guard of a psychotic youth of 15 called Spike in a lonely dilapidated farmhouse. This is a dramatic but also compassionate story, wholly believable. It is the type of story, usually unwritten, that lies behind many newspaper reports of violent crime.

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