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The Journey

The Journey
 

A book for all people.And all who read it will be changed by the experience. When Argus leaves home at fourteen every reader will travel with him.And what happens to Argus will resonate deep inside every one of us.Adventure, fear, passion: failure and success. These are the eleme... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781743346167
Published 1 July 1990 by Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Marsden, John
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ISBN-13 9781743346167
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Australia
Publication Date 1 July 1990
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Marsden, John
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Australian
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Dewey Code A823'.3
Catalogue Code 462931

Description of this Electronic Book

A book for all people. And all who read it will be changed by the experience.". . . an extraordinary book. . . I would commend it to everybody." Terry Lane, ABC RadioThe Journey is a story of young people in a world so different and yet so like our own. It is a world in which young people must undertake a journey of discovery on their way to becoming adults.Fourteen-year-old Argus sets out on his journey away from his valley and his parents, never knowing what adventure will befall him next. He learns how to survive in the wild until he meets with a travelling fair, which he joins, becoming a friend of Mayon the storyteller, of Lavolta and Parara - twins who share the same body - and many others.But it is with the sweet and wise Temora that he learns some of the deepest secrets.All journeys must find an end. Argus leaves the fair and travels on alone, until his last and greatest adventure beckons him home. There he tells, for the approval of his elders, the seven stories which are now his story. But all is not done.There is one more chapter to be lived out in the story of Argus.Fans of Veronica Roth, Suzanne Collins and John Flanagan will love John Marsden.

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Author's Bio

John Marsden is Australia's bestselling author for teenagers and a highly acclaimed picture book writer. His titles include Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home and Millie. John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. The school currently has 52 students, ranging from Prep to Year 7.

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