Cameleer single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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'Jaime journeys to the outback to help on the station of Blake, a school friend. What she finds there is his little sister, Liesa, a troubled nine year old who befriends her. Jaime tells Liesa a story she has written about her experiences in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this story becomes a healing and reconciliation process for each of them. Jaime's relationship with Blake strengthens romantically, and by the end of the novel she is comfortable with living in Australia again although her life in Pakistan will always be a part of her.' (Source: Author's website)

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work has references to Pakistan.
  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Asian settings.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

The only novel in this sequence not to have had separate publication.
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    y Borderland : A Trilogy Rosanne Hawke , South Melbourne : Lothian , 2003 Z1036132 2003 sequence novel young adult 'Jaime Richards was brought up in Muslim Pakistan. Will she ever find her own place in Australia or will she forever live in a borderland - the space between two countries and cultures? Or is the borderland a true place of her own?' (Back cover). South Melbourne : Lothian , 2003 pg. 423-635
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