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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
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Thicker than Water
Gordon Snell

Classification : Cultural Studies
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Orion Children’s Books
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781842550564
Price : 425

About the book

An outstanding collection of twelve coming-of-age stories by Irish and Irish-American writers. Maeve Binchy's 'When Grania Grows Up' pinpoints the moment a girl who believed in happy families loses her innocent faith in people; Marita Conlon-McKenna writes of a teenage romance that triggers hostilities between Catholics and Protestants; the title story by Shane Connaughton deals with macabre humour with a teenage boy rumoured to have committed a murder; and Helena Mullkerns' 'Landlocked' is about an Irish girl waitressing in Texas and beginning to understand the complex dream of immigrant life.


The authors include established writers and some exciting newcomers. In their very different ways each succeeds brilliantly in conveying the universal longing of the young to grow up, to love, and to start a new life.


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'This is a rich, vibrant selection that will offer a most rewarding read to older and younger teenagers.'
     
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