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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Push
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'Is she - was she with Johnno?' said Erica.

'It doesn't work like that,' Trish said. 'Not like boyfriend and girlfriend stuff, as I've been trying to tell you. It's more - fluid.'

'Erica is restless for a life outside her office job, her boring boyfriend and her mother's tiny house in down-and-out Glebe.

'In the 1950s, Sydney is quickly building a reputation for sinfulness, and some of the most attractively sinful people are to be found in a group known as the Push. They meet regularly to discuss their wicked ideas at the Royal George, and Erica is drawn into the captivating crowd.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2008 .
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      Extent: 268p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 05/05/2008
      ISBN: 9780143007272 (pbk.)

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled Val Mancini , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 1 2009; (p. 69)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
[Review] The Push Susan La Marca , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 22 no. 3 2008; (p. 65)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Julie Long , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 37)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Bohemians and Brides Mike Shuttleworth (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , no. 2 2008; (p. 14-15)
"Perth-based writer Julia Lawrinson's latest book delves deeper into Australia's social history and takes her far from home, but the ideas and themes within "The Push" are those closest to her heart. Interview with Mike Shuttleworth.' p. 14
[Untitled] Christopher Thompson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books For Young Adults , Winter vol. 16 no. 2 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 4 May 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 May 2008; (p. 30)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Young Adult Novel Thuy On , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 May 2008; (p. 28)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Limited Push for Personal Liberation Michael Wilding , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 May-1June 2008; (p. 14)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
The Push Margaret Robson Kett , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 23 no. 2 2008; (p. 18)

— Review of The Push Julia Lawrinson , 2008 single work novel
Julia Lawrinson Margaret Robson Kett (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 23 no. 2 2008; (p. 16-18)
Written in question and answer style and delving in to what the author has previously written that has a bearing on her latest work 'The Push'.
Bohemians and Brides Mike Shuttleworth (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , no. 2 2008; (p. 14-15)
"Perth-based writer Julia Lawrinson's latest book delves deeper into Australia's social history and takes her far from home, but the ideas and themes within "The Push" are those closest to her heart. Interview with Mike Shuttleworth.' p. 14
Last amended 27 May 2015 12:21:14
Subjects:
  • Sydney Push, Literary & intellectual movements, Literature & writers, All Concepts,
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1950s
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