Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo
  

Love and Other Perishable Items

Written by Laura Buzo
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RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo

From the moment 15-year-old Amelia gets an after-school job at the local supermarket she is sunk, gone, lost, head-over-heels in love with Chris. Chris is the funny, charming, man-about- Woolies - but he's 21 and in his final year at uni. The six- year age gap may as well be a hundred.Chris and Amelia talk about everything from Second Wave Feminism to Great Expectations and Alien, but will he ever look at her in the way she wants him to?A story that's real and warm and just a little bit heartbreaking.First published as Good Oil.

Reviews

'Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?' - Melina Marchetta'

About the Author

Laura Buzo was born and grew up in Sydney, where she now lives with her daughter. Her second novel, Holier Than Thou, was published in 2012.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages
Interest Age: From 14

Author

Laura Buzo
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Publisher

Murdoch Books

Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9781760112424


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