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The Resource Allegra in three parts, Suzanne Daniel

Allegra in three parts, Suzanne Daniel

Label
Allegra in three parts
Title
Allegra in three parts
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne Daniel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"I can split myself in two... something I have to do because of Joy and Matilde. They are my grandmothers and I love them both and they totally love me but they can't stand each other. Eleven-year-old Allegra shuttles between her grandmothers who live next door to one another but couldn't be more different. Matilde works all hours and instils discipline, duty and restraint. She insists that Allegra focus on her studies to become a doctor. Meanwhile free-spirited Joy is full of colour, possibility and emotion, storing all her tears in little glass bottles. She is riding the second wave of the women's movement in the company of her penny tortoise, Simone de Beauvoir, encouraging Ally to explore broad horizons and live her 'true essence'. And then there's Rick who lives in a flat out the back and finds distraction in gambling and solace in surfing. He's trying to be a good father to Al Pal, while grieving the woman who links them all but whose absence tears them apart. Allegra is left to orbit these three worlds wishing they loved her a little less and liked each other a lot more. Until one day the unspoken tragedy that's created this division explodes within the person they all cherish most." --Back cover
Summary
Eleven-year-old Allegra shuttles between her grandmothers who live next door to one another but couldn't be more different. Matilde works all hours and instils discipline, duty and restraint. She insists that Allegra focus on her studies to become a doctor. Meanwhile free-spirited Joy is full of colour, possibility and emotion, storing all her tears in little glass bottles. She is riding the second wave of the women's movement in the company of her penny tortoise, Simone de Beauvoir, encouraging Ally to explore broad horizons and live her true essence.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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10777814
Cataloging source
AU@
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Daniel, Suzanne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Grandmothers
Target audience
general
Label
Allegra in three parts, Suzanne Daniel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"She knows her family loves her, but why can't they love each other?" --Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000065002081
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
302
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760781712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1085540541
Label
Allegra in three parts, Suzanne Daniel
Publication
Copyright
Note
"She knows her family loves her, but why can't they love each other?" --Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000065002081
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
302
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760781712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1085540541

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