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Looking for Alibrandi

by Melina Marchetta

  • 247 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7429936M
ISBN 100375936947
ISBN 109780375936944

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she. Looking for Alibrandi may refer to: Looking for Alibrandi (novel), a novel by Australian author Melina Marchetta Looking for Alibrandi (film), a Australian film, based on the novel.

Looking for Alibrandi is a fantastic coming of age book, and for people like me who have a soft spot for this genre, it will make it to the top of your list. The feelings and characters in the book are completely genuine, and the events feel so real that you will alternately be cheering and 5/5(5).   About the Author. Melina Marchetta's first novel, Looking for Alibrandi, swept the pool of literary awards for young adult fiction in , winning the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Award (Older Readers) among many others.4/5(1).

  This video contains short clips from the movie "Looking for Alibrandi" which portrays the pressures of high expectations of young adults in high school. I do not own any of this video. Melina Marchetta’ s novel of Looking for Alibrandi tells a story of a ordinary but typical year-old girl Josie Alibrandi who is an Australian of Italian descent. She .


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A moving and revealing book, unusual for its honesty and its insight into the life of a young person on the brink of adulthood. Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.

Looking for Alibrandi has all the components of an amazing young adult book - emotionally gripping, introspective and witty. Looking for Alibrandi book But somehow, it lacks the punch her later books have. It doesn't grab you by I think if I had read Looking for Alibrandi first, I would have given it five stars/5(K).

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The book is wrote by Melina Marchetta. Looking for Alibrandi is a captivating story with many twists and turns. Marchetta knows her stuff. The story rings true from start to finish. She allows the protagonist to hold the reigns and work out her own response to life's challenges.

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She allows the protagonist to hold the reigns and work out her own response to life's challenges. Due to her openness and truthfulness in communicating with others, the protagonist journeys towards high /5(65). The novel, Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta, focuses on a 17 year old teenager who has an Italian background called Josephine Alibrandi.

Josephine is really two different people at the beginning and the end of the book. In the beginning, Josephine is overdramatic, poised to react to her Italian background and her illegitimacy.

Katia Alibrandi is a 51 year old that was from Italy but now lives in Australia. Her husband passed away and she has a daughter and a granddaughter. She moved to Australia when she was young and had just been married. in the book she talks about her life in Italy and how she changed when she got married.

when she first moved to Australia she. Looking For Alibrandi is the first novel by Australian author, Melina Marchetta. The year that Josephine Alibrandi turned seventeen was filled with life-changing events: she had to pass her HSC; she met her father for the first time; she fell in love; she learned some shocking facts about her family; and someone close to her committed suicide/5(K).

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school.

This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she /5(33). ― Melina Marchetta, quote from Looking for Alibrandi “I would rather die than ever see you suffering this way.

I don't want you or any child I ever have or any woman I ever love to go through or feel what you're going through, but it's happened and I don't know what to do.”. " Looking for Alibrandi is the story about a seventeen year old girl trying to figure out who she truly is. "Yemima | 2/4/" I read the Indonesian verse.

It's been a few years ago. I don't even remember the story. But all I know,I don't like this book "Akilah | 2/2/" Pretty slow moving and not as gripping as Saving Francesca or The Piper 3/5. About Melina Marchetta. Melina Marchetta lives in Sydney, Australia, where she is a teacher. She is the author of Looking for Alibrandi, which received numerous awards and was released as a major Australian film and Saving Francesca.

Looking for Alibrandi, I realised as a young adult, was not a ‘try-hard’ book about identity and belonging. It is the real deal and it is still extraordinary, twenty years after first publication/5(8).

Click [CC] for subtitles. Looking for Alibrandi: // FOLLOW // 📸 INSTAGRAM: @ 📱 TWITTER: @farah_shamma ️ EMAIL: book. Melina Marchetta is a bestselling author in more than twenty countries and eighteen languages.

She has published award-winning young adult, fantasy and crime fiction, including her acclaimed crime novel, Tell the Truth, Shame the much-loved Australian classic, Looking for Alibrandi, swept the pool of literary awards when it was published, and was also released as a film, adapted by.

wonderful book but average narration Would you listen to Looking for Alibrandi again? Why? No because I found the narration slow and annoying at times. Any additional comments? I recommend the book and recommend the audio to all high school students who need a.

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Melina Marchetta’s young adult novel Looking for Alibrandi. For a generation of young girls with hyphenated identities in the suburbs of Australia.Looking for Alibrandi. Looking for Alibrandi is a film that conveys the meaning of identity through the use of a variety of film techniques illustrated by the composers.

The Outsiders, a novel by S.E. Hinton also has the meaning of identity hidden away somewhere between its pages, as does the poem The Road Not Taken but between its four stanzas. Poetic and language techniques give us a better.