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The rehearsal

Author: Eleanor Catton
Publisher: London : Granta, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
A high school sex scandal jolts a group of teenage girls into a new awareness of their own potency and power. The sudden and total publicity seems to turn every act into a performance and every space into a stage.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Catton, Eleanor, 1985-
London : Granta, 2009
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 9781847081162 1847081169
OCLC Number: 319211192
Awards: Winner of New Zealand Society of Authors Best First Book Awards: Hubert Church Award for Fiction 2009
Winner of Betty Trask Award 2009
Short-listed for Dylan Thomas Prize 2010
Short-listed for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Fiction Category 2009
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2009
Description: 316 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Eleanor Catton.


A novel about the unsimple mess of human desire, at once a tender evocation of its young protagonists and a shrewd expose of emotional compromise.  Read more...
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