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Jerome( )
Author: Taylor, William
Publication Date:Nov 1999
Publisher:Alyson Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.95
Book Description:

Marco and Katy, devastated by the death of their,friend Jerome and separated by thousands of miles,turn to each other for comfort and answers. in a,series of online chats, faxes and e-mail messages,denial gives way to truth as they explore the,nature of their relationship with Jerome. A moving,portrait of self-discovery that rings with humour,a recorder's ear for dialogue, and resounding,authenticity. Suitable for young adults, this new,novel is by the author of the award-winning...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Suicide
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Adolescence & Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.722 x 0.129 Inches
Book Weight:0.286 Pounds
Author Biography
Taylor, William (Author)
William Taylor was born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand on October 11, 1938. He worked in banking before attending Christchurch Teachers' College. His teaching career includes a year in London and seven years as the principal of Ohakune Primary School. He wrote about his early teaching experiences in Burnt Carrots Don't Have Legs, which was published in 1976. His other books include Possum Perkins, The Worst Soccer Team Ever, Knitwits, Jerome, and Telling Tales: A Life in Writing. He has won several awards including the Library and Information Association of New Zealand's Esther Glenn Award for most distinguished contribution to New Zealand Literature for children and young people in 1991 for Agnes the Sheep, the Senior Fiction Award in 1995 for The Blue Lawn, and the Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal for lifetime achievement. In 2004, he was awarded an ONZM for services to literature and the community. He died on October 3, 2015 at the age of 77.


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