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Summertime Blues

(2001)
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A powerful novel about a boy coming to terms with his new life after his parents' marriage breaks up. When Alex's mother goes off to live with her new partner in the country, Alex goes too, determined to hate it, but soon meets two very different girls who affect him in very different ways.This is a rites-of-passage novel from a new writer with an original, humorous, and insightful voice.* Strong 'boy' voice in the central character. * Deals with important issues, but in an accessible way. * Brilliantly-drawn relationships between the boy and each of his parents.

    

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Paperback Editions

August 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Summertime Blues
Author(s): Julia Clarke
ISBN: 0-19-275196-4 / 978-0-19-275196-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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March 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Summertime Blues
Author(s): Julia Clarke
ISBN: 0-19-271871-1 / 978-0-19-271871-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA