Boy Overboard

Boy Overboard

Author: Peter Wells

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781775532002

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

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An achingly insightful coming-of-age novel about discovering sexuality and selfhood. Hungry Creek runs out over mudflats and curves around to a tidal beach. Hungry Creek is where everything is put that nobody wants: a dump, a zoo, a loony bin. It is also a magical place. 'I'm two bits of mismatched bikini. M doesn't seem to belong to E . . .' Jamie is eleven, on the threshold of discovery. But he can't find the map that will explain where he fits in or who he is. His parents are away and he is staying with family friends. The sea is rising towards high tide, and he is a boy overboard.
Boy Overboard
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Peter Wells
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-15 - Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

An achingly insightful coming-of-age novel about discovering sexuality and selfhood. Hungry Creek runs out over mudflats and curves around to a tidal beach. Hungry Creek is where everything is put that nobody wants: a dump, a zoo, a loony bin. It is also a magical place. 'I'm two bits of
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Pages: 96
Authors: Peter Wells
Categories: Australian drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Australian Script Centre

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Language: en
Pages: 162
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Categories: Education
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