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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 It Takes a Village
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'Growing up in conservative, postwar Australia isn't easy. For eight-year-old Sophie, who has just been told that she's a bastard, it seems that she lives in a world of secrets, unanswered questions and whispers.

'Who is her father and why did her mother never tell anyone who he was?

'With only her reclusive grandfather to raise her, and more than one neighbour expecting her to go off the rails like her mother - after all, apples rarely fall far from the tree - Sophie struggles to find her place in the world.

'In a time when experiences are shared around the kitchen table, over the back fence or up at the corner shop, Sophie learns that life is rarely simple, love is always complicated and sometimes it takes more than blood ties to make a family.' (From the publisher's website.)

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In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 -3 July 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel ; Meanjin vol. 70 no. 2 Autumn 2011 periodical issue
Review : Fiction Angela Young , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 April - 1 May 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Dianne Demsey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 30 April 2011; (p. 28)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Dianne Demsey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 30 April 2011; (p. 28)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel
Review : Fiction Angela Young , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 April - 1 May 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 -3 July 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of It Takes a Village Christine Stinson , 2011 single work novel ; Meanjin vol. 70 no. 2 Autumn 2011 periodical issue
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