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ts summer 1965 in a small, hot town in Western Australia. Overseas, war is raging in Vietnam, Civil Rights marches are on the streets, and womens liberation is stirring but at home in Corrigan Charlie Bucktin dreams of writing the Great Australian Novel. Charlies 14 and smart. But when 16-year-old, constantly-in-trouble Jasper Jones appears at his window one night, Charlies out of his depth. Jasper has stumbled upon a terrible crime in the scrub nearby, and he knows hes the first suspect that goes with the colour of his skin. He needs every ounce of Charlies bookish brain to help solve this…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
ts summer 1965 in a small, hot town in Western Australia. Overseas, war is raging in Vietnam, Civil Rights marches are on the streets, and womens liberation is stirring but at home in Corrigan Charlie Bucktin dreams of writing the Great Australian Novel. Charlies 14 and smart. But when 16-year-old, constantly-in-trouble Jasper Jones appears at his window one night, Charlies out of his depth. Jasper has stumbled upon a terrible crime in the scrub nearby, and he knows hes the first suspect that goes with the colour of his skin. He needs every ounce of Charlies bookish brain to help solve this awful mystery before the town turns on Jasper. Kate Mulvanys adaptation of Craig Silveys award-winning novel is wise and beautiful it features a cast of finely drawn teenagers and grown-ups, all searching for their own kind of truth. A coming-of-age story, Jasper Jones interweaves the lives of complex individuals all struggling to find happiness among the buried secrets of a small rural community.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Currency Press Pty Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 112
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. Februar 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 137mm x 209mm x 10mm
  • Gewicht: 130g
  • ISBN-13: 9781760620042
  • ISBN-10: 1760620041
  • Artikelnr.: 49902659
Autorenporträt
Craig Silvey grew up on an orchard in Dwellingup Western Australia. He now lives in Fremantle, where at the age of 19, he wrote his first novel, Rhubarb, which received the Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist Award. In 2007, Silvey released a picture book called The World According to Warren. Outside of literature, Silvey is the singer/songwriter for the band The Nancy Sikes.