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V M Jones - Author

V M Jones was born in Zambia and educated in Zimbabwe. She completed a BA in English, Archaeology and Social Anthropology from the University of Cape Town and is a qualified gemmologist. Jones has lived in Christchurch with her husband and two children since 1997.

About her first novel, Buddy (2002), Ian Sharp wrote in theSunday Star Times that it is ‘a remarkably assured first novel exploring difficult issues (puberty, jealousy, sexual stirrings, broken families, fear of failure), Buddy marks the arrival of an impressive new talent.’

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Shooting The Moon
V M Jones
A coming-of-age novel of a young man whose life is a balancing act between his passion – rock climbing - and his domineering father's ambitions for him. As he confronts his life head on, events spiral out of control and...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2008
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