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Out of the Shadows by Sue Hines


Out of the Shadows by Sue Hines

After her mother's sudden death, Ro now lives with her mother's partner Deb. Ro is convinced that her family is unlike anyone else's and is determined that no one at her new school will get close enough to find out. Then Jodie arrives, with a secret of her own. The two girls are drawn together, but when Jodie's feelings for Ro start to tip into something different, the rules of friendship are stretched to the limit.


'A mature and refreshingly original approach to the issues of sexuality and families that don't conform to societal conventions'
Australian Bookseller and Publisher

; 'A wonderful first novel which gently explores grief, sexuality and loyalty
Herald Sun

; 'Without advocating the gay lifestyle as being preferable to others, Hines demonstrates that lesbian couples need to be understood'. Canberra Times

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Book Info

Publication date

1st July 2001


Sue Hines

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The Women's Press Ltd


213 pages


Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)
Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)



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