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'Mim knows what she wants, and where she wants to go — anywhere but home, stuck in the suburbs with her mother who won't get off the couch, and two brothers in prison. She's set herself rules to live by, but she's starting to break them.

'Now Mim has to retrieve a lost package for her mother.

'Does this make her a drug runner? Why is a monster dog called Gargoyle hidden in the back shed? And Jordan, the boy she sent Valentines to for years, why is he now suddenly a creep? How come there's a huge gap between her and her best friend, Tahnee? And who is the mysterious girl next door who moans at night?

'Over the nine days before her seventeenth birthday, Mim's life turns upside down. She has problems, and she's determined to solve them herself.

'But in the end, she works out who her people are, and the same things look entirely different.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 2853813328560831287.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 202p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 27 June 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921758300 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Alles was ich will
Language: German
    • Berlin,
      c
      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Bloomsbury ,
      2012 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 237p.p.
      ISBN: 9783833350986, 3833350989

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Works about this Work

Suburb's Dark Side a Novel Stimulus Deborah Bogle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 February 2012; (p. 13)
SA Contenders 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 August 2012; (p. 20)
Reading and Reviewing : Texts for Years 9-10 Deborah McPherson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 46 no. 3 2011; (p. 110)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] All I Ever Wanted Heather Henderson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 39-40)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] All I Ever Wanted Pamela Horsey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 19 no. 3 2011; (p. 10)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] All I Ever Wanted Kate Sunners , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 44)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Young Adult Fiction Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 23 July 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] All I Ever Wanted Karen Pentland , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 59-60)

— Review of All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
Spirited Antipodean Fare Imogen Saunders , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 July 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of Vinnie's War David McRobbie , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Silvermay James Moloney , 2011 single work novel ; The Shattering Karen Healey , 2011 single work novel ; Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel ; All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel
Kid's Lit Bridget Cormack , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 August 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of The Comet Box Adrian Stirling , 2011 single work novel ; Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel ; All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work novel ; Cargo Jessica Au , 2011 single work novel
Flawed and Fearless Kate Sunners , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 48)
My Kind of Place Penelope Debelle , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 July 2011; (p. 26-28)
The Person is Not the Postcode Stephanie Hester , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 378 2011; (p. 26)
Not the Book I Meant to Write : Vikki Wakefield on All I Ever Wanted Vikki Wakefield , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 19 no. 3 2011; (p. 9-10)
SA Contenders 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 August 2012; (p. 20)
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