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Saving Francesca

(2003)
A novel by

 
 
MOST OF MY friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life.

Francesca battles her mother, Mia, constantly over what's best for her. All Francesca wants is her old friends and her old school, but instead Mia sends her to St. Sebastian's, an all-boys' school that has just opened its doors to girls. Now Francesca's surrounded by hundreds of boys, with only a few other girls for company. All of them weirdos - or worse.

Then one day, Mia is too depressed to get out of bed. One day turns into months, and as her family begins to fall apart, Francesca realizes that without her mother's high spirits, she hardly knows who she is. But she doesn't yet realize that she's more like Mia than she thinks. With a little unlikely help from St. Sebastian's, she just might be able to save her family, her friends, and - especially - herself.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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May 2006 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Saving Francesca
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April 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Saving Francesca
Author(s): Melina Marchetta
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May 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Saving Francesca
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May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Saving Francesca
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March 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 0-670-04045-2 / 978-0-670-04045-2 (USA edition)
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December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 1-4890-8775-3 / 978-1-4890-8775-1 (Australia edition)
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April 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 1-74310-877-X / 978-1-74310-877-2 (Australia edition)
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Title: Saving Francesca
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April 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Saving Francesca
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April 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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ISBN: 1-74319-384-X / 978-1-74319-384-6 (Australia edition)
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January 2010 : Australia Audio CD

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ISBN: 1-74214-752-6 / 978-1-74214-752-9 (Australia edition)
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January 2010 : Australia Audio CD
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July 2006 : USA Audio edition
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July 2006 : UK Audio edition
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October 2004 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Saving Francesca
Author(s): MELINA MARCHETTA
ISBN: 1-4000-9075-X / 978-1-4000-9075-4 (USA edition)
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June 2003 : Australia Audio Cassette
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 1-74093-002-9 / 978-1-74093-002-4 (Australia edition)
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September 2003 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 1-74093-114-9 / 978-1-74093-114-4 (Australia edition)
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October 2003 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Saving Francesca
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ISBN: 1-74094-428-3 / 978-1-74094-428-1 (Australia edition)
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June 2003 : Australia Audio Cassette

Title: Saving Francesca
Author(s): Melina Marchetta
ISBN: 1-74094-328-7 / 978-1-74094-328-4 (Australia edition)
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December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Saving Francesca
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June 2006 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Saving Francesca
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