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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Know the Author : Robert Newton, the Firefighter Who Writes like an Angel
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Robert Newton is a firefighter who writes like an angel. It seems that these two jobs - firey and YA novelist - are very different, one physical and communal and the other solitary, but Newton describes them as actually being alike. They are simpatico in their essence. Both allow for the unexpected.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 32 no. 2 May 2017 11590304 2017 periodical issue

    'I've been trying to understand the concept of, and actual meaning of the terms 'post truth' and 'alternate facts'. I know that the meaning of words has, and continues to, change. That English is a language that has always appropriated words from other languages and cultures and still does. But 'post truth' and 'alternative fact'  are words that seem more laden. For instance, there is the implication that truth has ceased to be endowed with its import, with its certainty, and yes, the words 'alternative fact' have long been in common usage but they are not an obvious fit.' (Introduction)

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