They Told Me I Had to Write This

They Told Me I Had to Write This

by Kim Miller

Clem is a boy in strife. Blamed for the death of his mother, carrying a terrible secret from the past and in trouble with the police, he’s now in a school for toxic teenagers. And that rev-head school counsellor wants him to write letters.
Through his writing Clem goes deep into the trauma that has defined his life. Then he comes face to face with his mother’s death.
In a rush of bush bike racing, the death of one student and the consequent arrest of another, an unexpected first girlfriend, and some surprising friendships, Clem’s story is the celebration of a boy who finds an unexpected future.

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ISBN: 9781876462840
Publication date: July 2009
Extent: 204 pages
Format: B format paperback
Price: AUD$17.95
Category: Contemporary fiction
Age guide: 13+


About the Author

Kim Miller grew up freewheeling the backstreets of country NSW but now lives on coastal Lake Macquarie. First studying engineering, he holds a PhD blending theology and Jungian psychology. Kim was a prison chaplain for many years and now works with men coming out of prison. His current YA book is They Told Me I Had To Write This.

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