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Junk

Author: Melvin Burgess
Publisher: London : Andersen Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the early to mid-eighties, this tells the story of two English teenagers, Tar and Gemma, who are drawn into the dangerous and destructive world of heroin addiction.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Burgess
ISBN: 9781783440627 1783440627 0141315938 9780141315935
OCLC Number: 872724528
Notes: TV tie-in.
Originally published: London: Andersen, 1996.
Awards: Winner of CILIP Carnegie Medal (UK).
Description: 324 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Melvin Burgess.

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"Everyone should read Junk." * The Times * "Melvin Burgess's ground-breaking Junk remains the best book about teenagers and drugs to this day" * Julia Eccleshare, Guardian Online * "Junk has a Read more...

 
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