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Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 The First Book of Samuel
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'On Samuel's twelfth birthday he disappeared. Neither his opera-singer father, his psychiatrist mother, or his almost-twin half-sister could find him. It was his grandfather, old Elias, who eventually saved his life. A story about the intricate links binding together a family. (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1995 .
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      Image courtesy of Penguin
      Extent: 160p.
      ISBN: 0670855723
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1998 .
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      Image courtesy of Penguin Books Australia
      Extent: 157p.
      ISBN: 0140369953

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— Appears in: Quadrant , September vol. 50 no. 9 2006; (p. 79-81)
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— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 15 no. 1 2007; (p. 8-10)
Making Realism Possible : Realist Narrative Strategies and Individual Subjectivity in 'Pagan's Scribe' and 'The First Book of Samuel' John Stephens , 1997 single work criticism
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