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Boy on a wire / Jon Doust. (2009)

Authors: Doust, Jon, 1948-
Publisher:North Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 92 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 87 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Doust, Jon, 1948-
Edition:
  • 1st ed.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 236 p. ; 20 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adolescent
Summary:
  • Sent to boarding school at a young age, Jack Muir decides he's a survivor. He gets by with a quick wit and a fast mouth. Others aren't so lucky. This book from stand-up comedian and writer, Jon Doust, is humorous, and deeply poignant - a close-to-the-bone tale of how underdogs survive the system.
Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Miles Franklin Award 2010 long-listed.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 192136145X (pbk.)
  • 9781921361456 (pbk.) :
Dewey Number:
  • A823.4
  • 373.222099411
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 48919511
  • 48919511
  • 43602669
  • 43602669
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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