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A Place Like This
A Place Like This

A Place Like This

12+

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

144 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

PDF, $10.99 (US $10.99) (CA $14.99)

Publication Date: January 2017

ISBN 9780702258954

Rights: WOR

University Of Queensland Press (Jan 2017)
University of Queensland Press

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Overview

A special reissue of a bestselling Australian classic from award-winning author Steven Herrick.Jack and Annabel have been dating for two years. With high school over they’re about to start university – until Jack decides to chuck it all in.I think you and Annabel should get out of hereas fast as possible. Have a year doing anythingyou want. My going-away present is enough moneyto buy a car – a cheap old one, okay? You’ll have towork somewhere to buy the petrol, and to keep going.But go.No destination in mind, Jack and Annabel leave town and discover themselves in a place they never knew existed.An inspiring verse novel about the pursuit of dreams and the realities of life, A Place Like This was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers and New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards and commended in the Victorian Premier's Literary Award Sheaffer Pen Prize for Young Adult Fiction.‘A story as crisp and fresh as an apple, as sweet and sharp as life itself.’ - Australian Book Review

Author Biography

Steven Herrick was born in Brisbane, the youngest of seven children. At school his favourite subject was soccer, and he dreamed of football glory while he worked at various jobs. For the past thirty years he’s been a full-time writer and regularly performs his work in schools throughout the world. He has published twenty-two books. Steven lives in the Blue Mountains with his partner Cathie, a belly dance teacher. They have two adult sons, Jack and Joe.www.stevenherrick.com.au