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Snake Bite

Snake Bite (Paperback)

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Jez is seventeen and lives with her alcoholic single mum in in a government rental in Canberra's outer-suburbs, with little money or future prospects. As well as suffering from terminal boredom, Jez has got epic First World Problems: where is her next pill coming from, what will her first tattoo be, and how will she ever lose her virginity?Recently Jez has been having weird feelings about her best friend, emo kid Lukey - is she just bored or does she really want him? And if she makes a move on him (how to make a move on him?), will that endanger their friendship? So when effervescent hipster Melbournite Laura moves to town and starts making moves on Lukey, what is Jez to do but seek guidance from sexually experienced next-door-neighbour stripper, Casey? At the same time, Jez's mum hooks up with a local bartender, placing a strain on their already fragile relationship.Over the course of one blazing summer, Jez runs a gauntlet of new experiences and discovers thereal meaning of home. Filled with humour, brilliant observations and raw revelations, Snake Bite will sink its fangs into and inject you with its intoxicating venom.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Publication Date: 24/07/2013 ISBN-13: 9781743316863  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Christie Thompson lives in Canberra where she teaches Creative Writing at the Canberra Institute of Technology. She has a Bachelor of Arts (English major) and is in her third year of a PhD at the Australian National University.

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