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By Koirala, Saradha
"Paige plays bass in high school rock band Vox Pop, which means keeping a steady rhythm even in their most raucous rock and roll moments. But in the tense build-up to the Rockfest competition, Paige finds she cant control everything in her life, no matter how hard she practises a...nd how loud she plays. Theres stuff happening in the band that she cant put her finger on, a friend who cant handle her own secret anymore and a mysterious guy who plays double bass like an angel"--Back cover. First person recount.Read more
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The long-awaited sequel to Lonesome When You Go. With Vox Pop and high school behind her, 18-year-old Paige arrives in Melbourne with her suitcase and bass guitar; a copy of Bob Dylan's Chronicles and Joni Mitchell's Blue - a gift from her estranged mother that she's still learni...ng to love. Following in the footsteps of her musical heroes, all of whom left home to make it in 1960s New York, Paige knows Melbourne's the new rock and roll capital of the world: if she can't make it here, she can't make it anywhere. Besides, her high school crush Spike lives here... Paige has always had music, but realises she still has a lot to learn about relationships: how to be vulnerable and how to be blue.Read more
A baby grows from a poppyseed, a lizard is chased into dust. Remembering grandparents, dreaming of houses, contemplating nature and the nature of contemplation. This is the stuff of Tear Water Tea.
In 2007 Saradha completed a Masters in Creative Writing from Victoria University. Her poems have appeared in Sport, the Lumiere Reader and Turbine. This is her first book.
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