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  • Published: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980731
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 23

Strange Times



Nothing is as vivid, or as strange, as the memory of our school days.

Nothing is as vivid, or as strange, as the memory of our school days.As a child Georgia Blain craved normality. With both parents in the public eye and the 1970s in full swing, she dreamt of a family more like the versions depicted in her mother's weekly newspaper column. At the end of her primary years, Georgia is given the opportunity to reinvent herself, change schools and begin Opportunity Class, only to discover that all environments expose Strange Times. From the acclaimed collection of true tales Births Deaths Marriages.

  • Published: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980731
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 23

About the author

Georgia Blain

Georgia Blain published novels for adults and young adults, essays, short stories, and a memoir. Her first novel was the bestselling Closed for Winter, which was made into a feature film. Her books have been shortlisted for numerous awards including the NSW, Victorian, and SA Premiers' Literary Awards, the ALS Gold Medal, the Stella Prize, and the Nita B. Kibble Award for her memoir Births Deaths Marriages. Georgia's works include The Secret Lives of Men, Too Close to Home, and the YA novel Darkwater. In 2016, Georgia published Between a Wolf and a Dog and the YA novel Special (Penguin Random House Australia). Between a Wolf and a Dog< was shortlisted for the 2017 Stella Prize, and was awarded the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction and the 2016 Queensland Literary Award for Fiction. Georgia passed away in December 2016.

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