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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 What the Family Needed
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'“Okay, tell me which you want: To be able to fly or to be invisible.”

Alek, 7

'And so begins the tale of a family finding itself, told by each of its members as they discover powers they never thought possible, from the author of the acclaimed Things We Didn’t See Coming.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also e-book.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Sleepers Publishing , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 926250553409996964.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 279p.
      Note/s:
      • Audio version, narrated by Tany Eby, released 2015.
      ISBN: 9781742702117 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Harvill Secker ,
      2012 .
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      Source: Good Reads
      Extent: 288p.
      ISBN: 9781846555800
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Riverhead Books ,
      2013 .
      image of person or book cover 4000054952295417542.jpg
      Source: Good Reads
      Extent: 272p.
      ISBN: 9781594486395
Alternative title: Ritratto di Famiglia con Superpoteri
Language: Italian
    • Milan,
      c
      Italy,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      ISBN Edizioni ,
      2012 .
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      Source: La Feltrinelli
      Extent: 309p.
      Note/s:
      • No 15 in ISBN Edizione's Special Books series.
      ISBN: 9788876383328

Works about this Work

Words of Great Worth Robyn Annear , David Day , Lyn McCredden , Peter Pierce , Lucy Sussex , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 4 August 2012; (p. 30-31)
This column comprises the judges' comments on the shortlisted works for the 2012 Age Book of the Year Award. (The list includes three titles, outside the scope of AustLit, by James Boyce, Paul Ham and Jane Gleeson-White.)
Summer Reading David Sornig , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , January no. 383 2012; (p. 22-23)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Cate Kennedy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , November no. 73 2011; (p. 64)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Kindred Complexities Gregory Day , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Adair Jones , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3-4 December 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Portia Lindsay , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
In Praise of Ordinary, Everyday Miracles Diane Stubbings , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Super Feats of Empathy Nicolas Low , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 336 2011; (p. 52)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Amazing Powers Can Open Windows Margaret Stuart-Watt , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12 - 13 November 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 November 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of What the Family Needed Steven Amsterdam , 2011 single work novel
Eyes Right Geordie Williamson , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3 -4 December 2011; (p. 12)
In a round-up of recent Australian and overseas publications,'Geordie Williamson advises on the season's most enticing reading' (p.12).
Words of Great Worth Robyn Annear , David Day , Lyn McCredden , Peter Pierce , Lucy Sussex , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 4 August 2012; (p. 30-31)
This column comprises the judges' comments on the shortlisted works for the 2012 Age Book of the Year Award. (The list includes three titles, outside the scope of AustLit, by James Boyce, Paul Ham and Jane Gleeson-White.)
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