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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Stolen : A Letter to My Captor
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'Told in a moving letter to her captor, sixteen-year-old Gemma relives her kidnapping from Bangkok airport while on holiday. Taken by Ty, her troubled young stalker, to the wild and desolate Australian Outback she reflects on a landscape from which there's no escape. A story of survival, passion and darkness, Gemma reveals how she had to deal with the nightmare, or die trying to fight it.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Somerset,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Chicken House ,
      2009 .
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      Extent: 320p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: May 2009
      ISBN: 9781906427139
Alternative title: Robada : Una Carta a Mi Captor
Language: Spanish
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      Mexico,
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      Central America, Americas,
      :
      Grupo McMillan ,
      2009 .
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      Extent: 343p.p.
      ISBN: 9786074634617, 6074634610

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y separately published work icon Stolen, Lucy Christopher Angie Barillaro , Essendon North : Radiant Heart Publishing , 2014 9109960 2014 single work criticism
Children of the Apocalypse Roslyn Weaver , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Apocalypse in Australian Fiction and Film : A Critical Study 2011; (p. 108-134)

This chapter explores apocalypse in children's literature with reference to literary attitudes to children, nature and dystopia. Examinations of works by Lee Harding, Victor Kelleher, and John Marsden then focus on how these writers adapt apocalyptic themes for a juvenile audience. Their novels display tyranny, large-scale catastrophe, invasion, and children in danger, and their apocalyptic settings reveal anxieties about isolation, invasion, Indigenous land rights and colonization. (108)

Book of the Year Older Readers - Short List Books 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 54 no. 3 2010; (p. 6)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel ; Loving Richard Feynman Penny Tangey , 2009 single work novel ; Liar Justine Larbalestier , 2009 single work novel
This Week You're Reading ... Dianne Doick , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 June 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel
Kids' Writers Queue Up for Kudos Katharine England , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 April 2010; (p. 50-51)
Compelling Attractions Despite All the Disturbing Twists Marisa Pintado , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 September 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel ; Pink Lili Wilkinson , 2009 single work novel
[Untitled] Sam Franzway , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 19)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel
Centre Selection Lili Wilkinson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , July no. 2 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel
Psychology of Duress Stephen Mansfield , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2009 - January 2010 no. 317 2009; (p. 74-75)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel ; Mama's Song Ben Beaton , 2009 single work novel
This Week You're Reading ... Dianne Doick , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 June 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of Stolen : A Letter to My Captor Lucy Christopher , 2009 single work novel
Kids' Writers Queue Up for Kudos Katharine England , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 April 2010; (p. 50-51)
Children of the Apocalypse Roslyn Weaver , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Apocalypse in Australian Fiction and Film : A Critical Study 2011; (p. 108-134)

This chapter explores apocalypse in children's literature with reference to literary attitudes to children, nature and dystopia. Examinations of works by Lee Harding, Victor Kelleher, and John Marsden then focus on how these writers adapt apocalyptic themes for a juvenile audience. Their novels display tyranny, large-scale catastrophe, invasion, and children in danger, and their apocalyptic settings reveal anxieties about isolation, invasion, Indigenous land rights and colonization. (108)

y separately published work icon Stolen, Lucy Christopher Angie Barillaro , Essendon North : Radiant Heart Publishing , 2014 9109960 2014 single work criticism
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