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Title My absolute darling /
Gabriel Tallent.
Author Tallent, Gabriel, author. (1)
Publisher 4th Estate, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, London
Published 2017.
ISBN 9780008185220 (paperback)
0008185220 (paperback)
9780008185213 (hardback)
0008185212 (hardback)
MARC No on1001724674
Pages 417 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes A brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul. Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding grounds, and she is known to wander for miles. But while her physical world is expansive, her personal one is small and treacherous Turtle has grown up isolated since the death of her mother, in the thrall of her tortured and charismatic father, Martin. Her social existence is confined to the middle school (where she fends off the interest of anyone, student or teacher, who might penetrate her shell) and to her life with her father. Then Turtle meets Jacob, a high-school boy...
Subject Teenage girls Fiction. (65)
Fathers and daughters Fiction. (80)
Coming of age Fiction. (23)
Bildungsromans. (67)
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Holding 2
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Rental Fiction TAL Available
Mangawhai Rental Fiction TAL

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