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Nick Earls


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PUBLISHED: 25th March 2015
ISBN: 9780143308393
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  • Paperback
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PUBLISHED: 25th March 2015
ISBN: 9780143308393

Publisher Description

Adjusting to a new country and a new school was never going to be easy for Herschelle. The food is strange, it's so different to South Africa and, worst of all, no one understands the Aussie slang he's learnt on the web. But it's the similarities that make things really hard. Herschelle will have to confront racism, bullying and his own past before Australia can feel like home ...A moving, funny new novel by one of Australia's best-loved authors.

Author Biography

Nick Earls is the author of novels including The Fix, Zigzag Street, Bachelor Kisses, The True Story of Butterfish and Perfect Skin and the collection of short stories Welcome to Normal. His work has been published internationally in English and in translation. Zigzag Street won a Betty Trask Award in the UK in 1998, and Perfect Skin was the only novel nominated for an Australian Comedy Award in 2003. 48 Shades of Brown was awarded Book of the Year (older readers) by the Children's Book Council of Australia in 2000, and in the US it was a Kirkus Reviews selection in its books of the year for 2004. 48 Shades of Brown and Perfect Skin have been adapted into feature films, with Solo un Padre, the film adapted from the Italian edition of Perfect Skin, a top-ten box office hit in Italy in 2008. After January, 48 Shades of Brown, Zigzag Street and Perfect Skin have all been successfully adapted for theatre, and the Zigzag Street play toured nationally in 2005. The True Story of Butterfish was also performed as a play. He recently published a collection of stories Welcome to Normal and a novel Analogue Men.

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2015
ISBN-10
0143308394
ISBN-13
9780143308393
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2015-03-25
Country of Publication
Australia
Author
Nick Earls
Pages
176