Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she has been searching for.
A moving and revealing book, unusual for its honesty and its insight into the life of a young person on the brink of adulthood. Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2015
- 128 x 198mm
A wonderful adventure of a typical Australian teenage girl undergoing her HSC and all the obstacles life will through at her during her final year at high school. Jobs, Friends, Love, Bullies and Family all come together to make her stress filled life even more stressful. Marchetta does a very good job of bringing you into the head of Josie and to experience issues in her perspective. - Carter (QBD)