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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'just_a_girl tears into the fabric of contemporary culture. A Puberty Blues for the digital age, a Lolita with a webcam, it's what happens when young girls are forced to grow up too fast. Or never get the chance to grow up at all.

Layla is only 14. She cruises online. She catches trains to meet strangers. Her mother, Margot, never suspects. Even when Layla brings a man into their home. Margot's caught in her own web: an evangelical church and a charismatic pastor. Meanwhile, downtown, a man opens a suitcase and tenderly places his young lover inside.

just_a_girl
is a novel about being isolated and searching for a sense of connection, faith, friendship and healing, and explores what it's like to grow up negotiating the digital world of facebook, webcams, internet porn, mobile phones and cyberbullying - a world where the line between public and private is increasingly being eroded.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2013 .
      Image courtesy of UWA Publishing
      Extent: 192p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st June 2013
      ISBN: 9781742584959

Works about this Work

Bringing Experimental Text to the Mainstream : Kirsten Krauth's Just_a_girl Julie Proudfoot , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tincture Journal , Summer no. 8 2014; (p. 62-66)
[Untitled] Jennifer Peterson-Ward , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
Kirsten Krauth : Just_a_Girl Michelle McLaren , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , July 2013;

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 July 2013; (p. 28) The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 July 2013; (p. 32)

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel ; Three Hours Late Nicole Trope 2013 single work novel
Modern Girls Rewrite Scripts of Rebellion Jo Case , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 August 2013; (p. 24)

— Review of Atomic City Sally Breen 2013 single work novel ; Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
Not Just Any Girl Sandra Burr , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 17 no. 2 2013;

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Jennifer Peterson-Ward , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
Kirsten Krauth : Just_a_Girl Michelle McLaren , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , July 2013;

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 July 2013; (p. 28) The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 July 2013; (p. 32)

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel ; Three Hours Late Nicole Trope 2013 single work novel
Modern Girls Rewrite Scripts of Rebellion Jo Case , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 August 2013; (p. 24)

— Review of Atomic City Sally Breen 2013 single work novel ; Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
Not Just Any Girl Sandra Burr , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 17 no. 2 2013;

— Review of Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth 2013 single work novel
Bringing Experimental Text to the Mainstream : Kirsten Krauth's Just_a_girl Julie Proudfoot , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tincture Journal , Summer no. 8 2014; (p. 62-66)
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