One Night

Margaret Wild
AUD $19.99
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;A fearless novel - tough, tender and deeply moving - about the journey towards love and meaning in the lives of four young people struggling to find their place in complicated families and fragile communities. Margaret Wild's writing has the intensity and resonance of fine poetry, the ease and accessibility of good prose. For teenagers and adults.;

The parties were Bram s idea.

For a long time they were the best-kept secret

in the city.

Bram is ruthless, calculating,

Al is just drifting,

Gabe is beautiful, but careless.

Helen sees the desolate void in Gabe s heart

and leaps right in.

From that moment Helen s life is changed for ever.

But the boys secret world remains unbroken

until that one night

One Night is a tough, yet tender and life-affirming story about four young people on a journey towards love and meaning. Margaret Wild s previous novel, Jinx, has been internationally acclaimed, and shortlisted for four major Australian awards.

This novel will take your breath away!

Author bio:

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most highly respected and popular children's authors. She was born in South Africa and emigrated to Australia in 1972. Margaret has worked as a journalist and an editor of children's books, and is now writing full-time. Since her first book in 1984, Margaret has published over thirty picture books, including the acclaimed The Very Best of Friends (1990 Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year), Let the Celebrations Begin! (shortlisted, 1992 CBCA Picture Book awards), Toby (shortlisted, 1994 CBCA Picture Book awards), Old Pig (shortlisted, 1996 CBCA Picture Book awards), The Midnight Gang (Honour Book, 1997 CBCA Picture Book awards), First Day', Rosie and Tortoise, Jenny Angel (2000 CBCA Picture Book of the Year), Fox (2001 CBCA Picture Book of the Year), and Jinx (shortlisted, 2002 CBCA Book of the Year awards).

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781865089287
Awards: Short-listed NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize 2004 AU; Short-listed QLD Premier's Literary Awards, Best Young Adult Book 2003 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: June 2003
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 14 - 18
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational