Everything I Knew

Everything I Knew

3.55 (118 ratings by Goodreads)
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Peter Goldsworthy's high-octane, fourteen-year-old narrator Robbie Burns has creative energy to burn - physical and mental, sexual and literary, constructive and destructive. Coming of age in a small town peopled with big characters, he finds his new teacher Miss Peach the most unforgettable of all - his memories of her will haunt him for the rest of his life. Everything I Knew is at once laugh-out-loud funny and cry-out-loud tragic - farcical, horrifying, confronting - and bursting with originality. It challenges our determination to believe in the innocence of childhood and adolescence, and yet again shows Peter Goldsworthy to be a master of shifting tone.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 197mm
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 014300963X
  • 9780143009634

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118 ratings
3.55 out of 5 stars
5 14% (16)
4 42% (49)
3 33% (39)
2 11% (13)
1 1% (1)
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