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Tin Soldiers

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Michael Tonkin, seventeen, is just 'hanging' at school until one day he unleashes the demons at a friendly soccer match when he nearly strangles Ahmad, a Lebanese boy from the opposition team. Everything starts to close-in - guilt, fear, Ahmad's crew - until it ends on a lonely highway with Michael bashed and broken by the side of the road. With his memory partially lost, ...more
224 pages
Published 2000 by Lothian
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Mar 09, 2011 Zainab rated it really liked it
Shelves: aussie-authors, ya
Looking back, I really did enjoy this book. You find many books from Australia and you can see how multicultural we are, but usually those books show the positive outcome. This is an interesting twist I reckon, and gives a little bit of insight on both sides which I loved.
Deffo worth the read.
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I am an author of books for young readers and young adults. I am Australian, and my books are published in Australia, the USA, the UK, Germany, Korea, Brazil and Finland.

My novel, The Song of an Innocent Bystander is being adapted into a major feature film. My children's book series, Philomena Wonderpen, has been bought by an International media company to be adapted for television.

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