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A rainy night.

A car crash.

After the accident Sarah moves to a new school. A new place where no one knows what happened to her or her brother—where she doesn't have to deal with the history that's pulling the rest of her family apart.

Will is keeping his head down at home, just trying to get by. Then his sister Lauren comes back—as caustic as always but somehow changed. Will doesn't know what upheaval brought her home. But it's sparking some serious change in his life too.

Eliat's got no mother of her own, and she's way too young to be one. Looking after a two-year-old, trying to finish school—sometimes all that keeps her sane is partying as hard and fast as she can. Now the pressure's building and Eliat just wants to get away.

Just get into a car and drive.

In this impressive and beautifully written debut, Kate Hendrick sets the butterfly effect in motion. The moving stories of three teenagers going through crucial changes—before, after and around the accident—show how random actions acquire significance. How one pivotal moment could transform your life and you might never know; how what you do matters. ' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2013 .
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      Extent: 272p.
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      • Published: 26/06/2013
      ISBN: 9781921922855

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Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 49 no. 1 2014; (p. 82-87)

— Review of The Vanishing Moment Margaret Wild , 2013 single work novel ; The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
The Accident by Kate Hendrick Wendy Fitzgerald , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , October 2013;

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
Review : The Accident Stephanie Lagerstedt , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2013; (p. 69)

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
The Accident Melanie Hearse , 2013 single work review young adult
— Appears in: The West Australian , 9 July 2013; (p. 7)
[Review] The Accident Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
[Review] The Accident Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 49 no. 1 2014; (p. 82-87)

— Review of The Vanishing Moment Margaret Wild , 2013 single work novel ; The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
Review : The Accident Stephanie Lagerstedt , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2013; (p. 69)

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
The Accident by Kate Hendrick Wendy Fitzgerald , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , October 2013;

— Review of The Accident Kate Hendrick , 2013 single work novel
In the Aftermath Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 7)
The Accident Melanie Hearse , 2013 single work review young adult
— Appears in: The West Australian , 9 July 2013; (p. 7)
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