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Description - just-a-girl by Kirsten Krauth

Layla is only 14. As she sits in bed with a laptop, her mother Margot sleeps in the next room. But what separates them is more than just a wall. It's every mother's nightmare. Layla cruises online. She catches trains to meet strangers. And Margot never suspects. Not even when Layla brings a man into their home. Margot's caught in her own web: an evangelical church and a charismatic pastor. Pastor Bevan preaches to the faithful, reeling them in to his tangled conceits with podcasts and twitter. Meanwhile, downtown, a man opens a suitcase and tenderly places his young lover inside. just_a_girl tears into the fabric of contemporary culture. A Puberty Blues for the digital age, a Lolita with a webcam, it's what happen when young girls are forced to grow up too fast. Or never get the chance to grow up at all...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742584959
ISBN-10: 1742584950
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 128mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: UWAP
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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