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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Story of Tom Brennan
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Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Story of Tom Brennan J. C. Burke , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1257999 2005 single work novel young adult (taught in 5 units)

'A powerful story of love and loss, secrets and revelations - and making sense of a past that once seemed perfect.

'For Tom Brennan, life is about rugby, mates and family - until a night of celebration changes his life forever. Tom's world explodes as his brother Daniel is sent to jail and the Brennans are forced to leave the small town Tom's lived in his whole life. Tom is a survivor, but he needs a ticket out of the past just as much as Daniel. He will find it in many forms . . .' (Publication summary)

Literacy and Communication University of Newcastle 2009
y separately published work icon The Story of Tom Brennan J. C. Burke , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1257999 2005 single work novel young adult (taught in 5 units)

'A powerful story of love and loss, secrets and revelations - and making sense of a past that once seemed perfect.

'For Tom Brennan, life is about rugby, mates and family - until a night of celebration changes his life forever. Tom's world explodes as his brother Daniel is sent to jail and the Brennans are forced to leave the small town Tom's lived in his whole life. Tom is a survivor, but he needs a ticket out of the past just as much as Daniel. He will find it in many forms . . .' (Publication summary)

Literacy and Communication University of Newcastle 2012
y separately published work icon The Story of Tom Brennan J. C. Burke , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1257999 2005 single work novel young adult (taught in 5 units)

'A powerful story of love and loss, secrets and revelations - and making sense of a past that once seemed perfect.

'For Tom Brennan, life is about rugby, mates and family - until a night of celebration changes his life forever. Tom's world explodes as his brother Daniel is sent to jail and the Brennans are forced to leave the small town Tom's lived in his whole life. Tom is a survivor, but he needs a ticket out of the past just as much as Daniel. He will find it in many forms . . .' (Publication summary)

Literature in the Secondary School Context University of Queensland 2009 (Semester 2)
y separately published work icon The Story of Tom Brennan J. C. Burke , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1257999 2005 single work novel young adult (taught in 5 units)

'A powerful story of love and loss, secrets and revelations - and making sense of a past that once seemed perfect.

'For Tom Brennan, life is about rugby, mates and family - until a night of celebration changes his life forever. Tom's world explodes as his brother Daniel is sent to jail and the Brennans are forced to leave the small town Tom's lived in his whole life. Tom is a survivor, but he needs a ticket out of the past just as much as Daniel. He will find it in many forms . . .' (Publication summary)

Literature in the Secondary School Context University of Queensland 2008 (Semester 2)
y separately published work icon The Story of Tom Brennan J. C. Burke , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1257999 2005 single work novel young adult (taught in 5 units)

'A powerful story of love and loss, secrets and revelations - and making sense of a past that once seemed perfect.

'For Tom Brennan, life is about rugby, mates and family - until a night of celebration changes his life forever. Tom's world explodes as his brother Daniel is sent to jail and the Brennans are forced to leave the small town Tom's lived in his whole life. Tom is a survivor, but he needs a ticket out of the past just as much as Daniel. He will find it in many forms . . .' (Publication summary)

Literature in the Secondary School Context University of Queensland 2007 (Semester 2)
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