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The Lebs: Miles Franklin Literary Award Finalist

The Lebs: Miles Franklin Literary Award Finalist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Ahmad, Michael Mohammed

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'Bani Adam thinks he's better than us!' they say over and over until finally I shout back, 'Shut the fuck up, shut the fuck up, I have something to say!'They all go quiet and wait for me to explain myself, redeem myself, pull my shirt out, rejoin the pack. I hold their anticipati...on for three seconds, and then, while they're all ablaze, I say out loud, 'I do think I'm better.'Bani Adam is a student at Punchbowl Boys High School, which seems like the arse end of the earth, and the students don't seem to care. The Lebs control the school, and Bani feels at odds - a romantic in a sea of hyper-masculinity.Bani must come to terms with his place in a world of hostility and hopelessness - while dreaming of having so much more.
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ISBN 9780733639012
Published AU 27 Feb 2018
Publisher Hachette
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
198 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780733639012
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hachette
Imprint Hachette Australia
Published 27 Feb 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Ahmad, Michael Mohammed
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 136mm
Height: 208mm
Spine: 22mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 280g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade