The classic coming-of-age story.
Now a major motion picture starring Delta Goodrem
Over 250,000 copies sold
“Yet another Klein masterpiece.” — Australian Bookseller and Publisher
There was one kid, Alison Ashley, and becuase no one was sitting next to me, Miss Belmont put Alison Ashley there. And from the first day I hated her.
Alison Ashley is sheer perfection in every department. She has everything: intelligence, good looks, a wealthy family and perfect manners and Erica hates her for it!
Erica plans to topple Alison at the school play performed annually by the sixth grade. However, everything does not go quite as planned...
About the Author
Denise Naomi Klein was born on 1 February 1897 in London, England, daughter of Herman Klein (1856-1934) and Kathleen Clarice Louise Cornwell(1872-1954). Her parents married on 19 February 1890 at the West London Synagogue, her father was a English music critic, author and teacherof singing and her mother was a Australian-born heiress, 16 years younger than him. Denise had a half-sister, Sibyl Klein, who became an actress. She also had two older brothers, Adrian Bernard L. Klein(1892-1969), who later changed his name to Adrian Cornwell-Clyne and wrote books on photography and cinematography, and Daryl Kleyn (b. 1894). Duringher parents marriage, her mother began an affair with a young Worcestershire Regiment officer, Herbert Arthur Berkeley Dealtry (b. 1878). When her fatherbecame aware of it, he filed a petition for divorce, which was granted in December 1901. After the divorce, her mother married Dealtry in 1902,but they were going through financial difficulties. They had to declare bankruptcy in 1905. The sameyear her father remarried with Helene Fox, a Christian Science practitioner of Boston, Massachusetts.
For Ages: 11+ years old
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st March 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.5