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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Black Painted Fingernails
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'"How about we toss a coin? Heads, it's west and a lift. Tails, it's still west, but no lift."

'James is heading into the country on his first teacher-training round when a mysterious girl asks him for a ride. Sophie has him all worked out: "You live with your parents and they bought you this car, and a very nice car it is too..." At first James can't see past her wild hair and attitude, but then Sophie trusts him with a secret she's been keeping too long.

'Steven Herrick masterfully reveals the essence of his characters in this tough and tender story about opening up to love and living a life that's true. Black Painted Fingernails is a captivating novel by the author of By the River and other popular, award-winning books.'

(From the publisher's website.)

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  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2011 .
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      Extent: 216p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: June 2011.
      ISBN: 9781742374598 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Zwartgelakte nagels
Language: Dutch
    • Rotterdam,
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      Netherlands,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Lemniscaat ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 180p.p.
      ISBN: 9789047704584, 9047704584

Works about this Work

[Review] Black Painted Fingernails Rebecca Kemble , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 44)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
[Review] Black Painted Fingernails Ruth Starke , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 19 no. 3 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
Kid Flicks Fiona Purdon , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 - 18 September 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
[Review] Black Painted Fingernails Anne Briggs , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 26 no. 3 2011; (p. 41)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 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
[Review] Black Painted Fingernails Thuy On , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 44)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Owen Richardson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 4 June 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 July 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel ; The Naughty Corner Colin Thompson , 2011 single work picture book
Journey of the Self at Any Age Angie Schiavone , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 July 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel
[Review] Black Painted Fingernails Rosemary Thomas , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 55-56)

— Review of Black Painted Fingernails Steven Herrick , 2011 single work novel

Awards

2012 Notable Book Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Older Readers
2011 shortlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
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