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Title First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne
Published Australia : ABC, 2009
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Summary First Tuesday Book Club is ABC TV's nationally televised book club. Hosted by Jennifer Byrne it brings to the screen the pleasures that draw millions of clubbers worldwide with their shared love of reading.Debating the merits of this month's two books are regulars Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger plus David Marr and Di Morrissey.This Is How by MJ Hyland When his fiancee breaks off their engagement, Patrick Oxtoby leaves home and moves to a boarding house in a seaside town. But in spite of his hopes and determination to build a better life, nothing goes to plan and Patrick is soon driven to take a desperate and chilling course of action. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Sparks Romantic, heroic, comic and tragic, unconventional schoolmistress Jean Brodie has become an iconic figure in post-war fiction. Her glamour, freethinking ideas and manipulative charm hold dangerous sway over her girls at the Marcia Blaine Academy - the 'creme de la creme' - who become the Brodie set, introduced to a privileged world of adult games that they will never forget
Event Broadcast 2009-11-03 at 22:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Boardinghouses in literature.
Psychological fiction.
Teacher-student relationships in literature.
Women college teachers in literature.
Form Streaming video
Author Hardy, Marieke, contributor
Jennifer, Byrne, host
Marr, David, contributor
Morrissey, Di, contributor
Steger, Jason, contributor