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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Incognito
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'Personal privacy is threatened in our present world. Every time an individual uses an ATM, makes a claim on medical insurance, fills a prescription, enters or leaves the workplace, has an encounter with the legal system, browses the web or sends email, buys online, makes a phone call, uses a credit card, orders an item from a catalogue, leaves or enters the country, fills out a warranty card, answers a product questionnaire, comes into view of surveillance cameras at a bank/government office/business place - information about that person is recorded. It is the 21st century and there is virtually no privacy, except for the very rich, who can pay for it, and for politicians, who legislate it for themselves. The only avenue for ordinary people is to find the underground group, Incognito, who can provide false identities. Karr Robinson is a teenager, brought up in a comfortable middle-class home by his father. Karr is popular, excellent at sport, and has a much-admired girlfriend but all this changes when overnight Karr finds that both he and his father's identities have been obliterated. They have become non-persons.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2000 .
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      Extent: 195p.
      ISBN: 0091839653

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon New World Orders in Contemporary Children's Literature : Utopian Transformations Clare Bradford , Kerry Mallan , John Stephens , Robyn McCallum , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 Z1559477 2008 selected work criticism 'New World Orders shows how texts for children and young people have responded to the cultural, economic, and political movements of the last 15 years. With a focus on international children's texts produced between 1988 and 2006, the authors discuss how utopian and dystopian tropes are pressed into service to project possible futures to child readers. The book considers what these texts have to say about globalisation, neocolonialism, environmental issues, pressures on families and communities, and the idea of the posthuman.' - Back cover.
The Children's Hour : Down Under Gay Toltl Kinman , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 50-52)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel ; The Boys from Bondi Alan Collins , 1987 single work novel ; Escape from Botany Bay : The True Story of Mary Bryant Gerald Hausman , Loretta Hausman , 2003 single work children's fiction ; Guitar Highway Rose Brigid Lowry , 1997 single work novel ; Winter John Marsden , 2000 single work novel ; The Cats Joan Phipson , 1976 single work children's fiction ; Saving Aunt Alice Claire Carmichael , 2001 single work children's fiction
Re-Membering the Self : Psychoanalytic Theory and Subjectivity in Adolescent Fiction Cathy Sly , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , May vol. 14 no. 1 2004; (p. 40-48)
Untitled Vivienne Strickland , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
Untitled Neville Barnard , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 15 no. 3 2000; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
Untitled Sue Clancy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 44 no. 3 2000; (p. 31)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
Untitled Neville Barnard , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 15 no. 3 2000; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
The Children's Hour : Down Under Gay Toltl Kinman , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 50-52)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel ; The Boys from Bondi Alan Collins , 1987 single work novel ; Escape from Botany Bay : The True Story of Mary Bryant Gerald Hausman , Loretta Hausman , 2003 single work children's fiction ; Guitar Highway Rose Brigid Lowry , 1997 single work novel ; Winter John Marsden , 2000 single work novel ; The Cats Joan Phipson , 1976 single work children's fiction ; Saving Aunt Alice Claire Carmichael , 2001 single work children's fiction
Untitled Vivienne Strickland , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
Privacy Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 220 2000; (p. 59)

— Review of Stalker Hazel Edwards , 2000 single work novel ; Incognito Claire Carmichael , 2000 single work novel
Re-Membering the Self : Psychoanalytic Theory and Subjectivity in Adolescent Fiction Cathy Sly , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , May vol. 14 no. 1 2004; (p. 40-48)
y separately published work icon New World Orders in Contemporary Children's Literature : Utopian Transformations Clare Bradford , Kerry Mallan , John Stephens , Robyn McCallum , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 Z1559477 2008 selected work criticism 'New World Orders shows how texts for children and young people have responded to the cultural, economic, and political movements of the last 15 years. With a focus on international children's texts produced between 1988 and 2006, the authors discuss how utopian and dystopian tropes are pressed into service to project possible futures to child readers. The book considers what these texts have to say about globalisation, neocolonialism, environmental issues, pressures on families and communities, and the idea of the posthuman.' - Back cover.
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