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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Plenty
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'Seventeen-year-old Jed White lives with his mum and dad behind the Ampol service station in the small coastal town of Plenty. His girlfriend Chrissy works in the local fish cannery. When a foreign trawler crashes on the rocks one night, Jed and Chrissy figure from the rolls of stained bedding below deck that the boat must have been carrying a lot of people. They soon discover dozens of refugees are sheltering at a nearby property.

'At first the townsfolk accept the new arrivals, but gradually Plenty becomes divided as more and more boat people are relocated there. Jed is torn between his feelings for Chrissy and his fascination for Ashley Page who lives with her father on the property and is helping the new arrivals move in and adapt. As external pressures build, Jed is forced to make a choice about where he belongs and what he believes.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Xoum , 2013 .
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      Extent: 160p.
      Note/s:
      • Published November 2013
      ISBN: 9781922057570

Works about this Work

Well Read Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 January 2014; (p. 20)

— Review of Plenty John Dale , 2013 single work novel ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman , 2013 selected work short story
Review : John Dale : Plenty Michelle McLaren , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , December 2013;

— Review of Plenty John Dale , 2013 single work novel
Review : John Dale : Plenty Michelle McLaren , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , December 2013;

— Review of Plenty John Dale , 2013 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 January 2014; (p. 20)

— Review of Plenty John Dale , 2013 single work novel ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman , 2013 selected work short story
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