Me and Rory Macbeath
A moving coming-of-age novel, with a cast of characters to fall in love with.`Rory Macbeath materialised at the top of our street early one summer morning. Looking back now, all these years later, the weeks that followed still seem like the longest summer of my life.? Adelaide, 1977. The year Elvis died. And the year twelve-year-old Jake Taylor meets Rory Macbeath.Until then, Jake?s world was small, revolving around his street, his school, and the courthouse where his mum, Harry, was a barrister. His best friend lives only a few houses away.For them daylight is for spinning a cricket ball, riding bikes around the neighbourhood and swimming at the pool until their skin is wrinkled and the zinc on their noses has washed away. But then Rory Macbeath moves into the red-brick house at the end of Rose Avenue and everything changes.At first Jake has his doubts about Rory. But after long days and nights of swimming, fishing and daring each other into trouble, Jake discovers Rory has talents and courage beyond anyone he?s ever known.Then, early one evening, Rory disappears. And everyone on Rose Avenue is about to discover why.For Jake and Rory, nothing will ever be the same.
- 2013 Richard Beasley
- Book Quality:
- Hachette Australia
- Date of Addition:
- Literature and Fiction,
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- This is a copyrighted book.
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