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Nearly seventeen : New Zealand stories

Author: Tessa Duder
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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A selection of seventeen stories and one play from a range of New Zealand writers, reflecting the experiences of contemporary young women and exploring the themes of friendship, adventure, romance, changing family structures and sexual exploitation. Suggested level: senior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand
New Zealand fiction
Drama
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Duder
ISBN: 0140232710 9780140232714
OCLC Number: 31232720
Notes: Short stories for young adults.
Description: 182 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Big girls don't cry / Dennis Ralph --
Plastic chrysanthemums / Michael Gifkins --
Victim / Pauline Cartwright --
Arohanui / Gwenda Montieth Wright --
The place where her name should be / Paula Boock --
Soul searching / Judith Wright --
Sweet sixteen and never been kissed / Idoya Munn --
The human aquarium / David Somerset --
Custard / Fiona Farrell --
Tina & Sharon & Myra and Vi on a Saturday night / William Taylor --
Natural selection / Janice Marriott --
The copier / Graeme Lay --
The pain / Johanna Mary --
Life's a laugh / Alan Bunn --
Feliz Navidad / Ruth Corrin --
Shop window, 1955 / Gaelyn Gordon --
Nobody else / Fiona Kidman --
The runaway / Tessa Duder.
Other Titles: Nearly 17.
Responsibility: collected by Tessa Duder.

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A selection of seventeen stories and one play from a range of New Zealand writers, reflecting the experiences of contemporary young women and exploring the themes of friendship, adventure, romance, changing family structures and sexual exploitation. Suggested level: senior secondary.

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