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The anatomy of wings

Karen Foxlee

The anatomy of wings

by Karen Foxlee

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide -- Fiction,
  • Grief -- Fiction,
  • Sisters -- Fiction,
  • Family problems -- Fiction,
  • Australia -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After the suicide of her troubled teenage sister, eleven-year-old Jenny struggles to understand what actually happened.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Foxlee.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.F841223 An 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16942591M
    ISBN 109780375856433, 9780375956430
    LC Control Number2008019373

    The Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Anatomy of Wings is equally at home in the fiction section of a bookshop or library, or the Young Adult section. To quote from the judges’ notes from The Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards, Karen Foxlee “has created a narrative voice that will appeal to adult and young adult readers alike (in a way.

    Atlantic Books Independent publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. Corvus Atlantic’s commercial fiction list which includes women’s, historical, romance, sci-fi, crime and thriller. Allen & Unwin Australia’s leading independent publisher of smart fiction and non-fiction, published in the UK through Atlantic Books. year old Jennifer is struggling to cope with the damage her turbulent older sister Beth is inflicting on family life in the events leading up to her death. This disjointed and jumpy story does get frustrating at times but is reflective of Jenny's confusion and Beth's restlessness. With poignant and poetic writing, an engaging narrator and wonderful descriptions of small-town Australia, you.

    Wing, in zoology, one of the paired structures by means of which certain animals propel themselves in the rate wings are modifications of the forelimbs. In birds the fingers are reduced and the forearm is lengthened. The primary flight feathers on the distal portion of the wing create most of the propelling force in flight, while on the less mobile upper wing the secondaries provide. A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ἄνισος anisos, "unequal" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing).Adult dragonflies are characterized by large, multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong, transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches, and an elongated body.


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The Anatomy of Wings won the Commonwealth Writers Prize Best First Book (South Asia/Pacific), the Dobbie Awardand a Parent’s Choice Gold Award in th Her young adult novels The Anatomy of Wings (UQP/Knopf/Atlantic) and The Midnight Dress (Knopf/UQP/Hot Key Books) have been published internationally to much acclaim/5().

THE ANATOMY OF WINGS is the first novel for author Karen Foxlee. She shows great creative promise with her unique characters and fierce emotion. She captures the turmoil of those left behind after a tragedy, and the tremendous effort required to hold life together/5(10).

The Anatomy of Wings is the story of ten-year-old Jennifer Day, who has no idea why her perfect sister, Beth is suddenly gone. Though young and still innocent, she wants answers, and she wants to understand how the sister she knew as the epitome The anatomy of wings book beauty and all things girly, had turned into someone she hardly even knew/5.

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Trying to make sense of the sudden death of her teenage sister, Beth, she looks to the adult world around her for answers. The Anatomy of Wings is one of those books.' Marcus Zusak, author of The Book Thief 'The portrait of rebellious female adolescence is wretched yet compassionate, with Beth part untouchable deity, part victim of others' manipulation.

Foxlee's writing is generous and unsentimental.' Guardian 'The Anatomy of Wings is like a patchwork, using memory /5(). The Anatomy of Wings is one of those books.' Marcus Zusak, author of The Book Thief 'The portrait of rebellious female adolescence is wretched yet compassionate, with Beth part untouchable deity, part victim of others' manipulation.

Foxlee's writing is generous and unsentimental.' Guardian 'The Anatomy of Wings is like a patchwork, using memory /5(4). The Anatomy of Wings | Karen Foxlee.

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Trying to make sense of the sudden death of her teenage sister, Beth, she looks to the adult world around her for answers. The Anatomy of Wings is a young adult novel for teen readers by Karen Foxlee, an Australian author of four novels for young adults.

The book is set in the small mining town of “Nowheresville,” Queensland in Foxlee’s native Australia, in the early s.

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