Love and Other Perishable Items
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Love and Other Perishable Items

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Description

From the moment 15-year-old Amelia gets an after-school job at the local supermarket she is sunk, gone, lost, head-over-heels in love with Chris. Chris is the funny, charming, man-about- Woolies - but he's 21 and in his final year at uni. The six- year age gap may as well be a hundred.

Chris and Amelia talk about everything from Second Wave Feminism to Great Expectations and Alien, but will he ever look at her in the way she wants him to?

A story that's real and warm and just a little bit heartbreaking.

First published as Good Oil.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 25mm | 250g
  • St Leonards NSW, Australia
  • English
  • 1760112429
  • 9781760112424
  • 576,712

Review quote

'Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?' - Melina Marchetta
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About Laura Buzo

Laura Buzo was born and grew up in Sydney, where she now lives with her daughter. Her second novel, Holier Than Thou, was published in 2012.
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Rating details

8,269 ratings
3.53 out of 5 stars
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4 32% (2,637)
3 30% (2,505)
2 12% (958)
1 5% (407)
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