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Author: Tim Bowler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jamie plays squash, and his father is determined to make him a champion, resorting to verbal and physical abuse when Jamie loses a game. Then Jamie finds a girl hiding out in his shed, and by helping her escape from her dangerous past, Jamie is able to put his own problems into perspective and confront his father. Suggested level: secondary.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Bowler
ISBN: 0192750623 9780192750624
OCLC Number: 42366289
Awards: Winner of Lancashire Children's Book Award 2000.
Description: 181 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tim Bowler.

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Jamie's father is obsessed that his son becomes a world squash champion. Jamie doesn't share his ambition and wants to escape from the abuse when he fails. When he finds a girl hiding in the shed,  Read more...

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