The wave rider
By: Lay, Graeme.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books, 2000Description: 156 pages : 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 014139028X.Subject(s): Surfers -- Fiction | Surfing -- Fiction | Honesty -- Fiction | Teenage girls -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Pregnancy, Unwanted -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Honesty -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations in adolescence -- Juvenile fiction | Pregnancy, Unwanted -- Juvenile fiction | Surfers -- Juvenile fiction | Surfing -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand.DDC classification: Young Adult
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Autumn has come to Kaimara and Justine is struck again by how dull the town becomes when the summer crowds leave. She anticipated her own escape - to university in the city. But the arrival of Carl, a stunning surfer from California, has a dramatic impact on Justine and how she views the world around her. And who is the other mysterious stranger in town? Surfing, its risk-taking and sheer exhilaration, is the backdrop to this timeless story of love, betrayal and reconciliation. The Wave Rider explores the tensions of two young people as they seek to fulfil their conflicting ambitions.
Novel for young adults ; Autumn has come to the small New Zealand coastal town of Kaimara and Justine is struck by how dull it is once the summer crowds leave. But the arrival of Carl, a stunning surfer from Carlifornia, has a dramatic impact on Justine's life as she engages in a passionate relationship of love and trust, only to be betrayed. Suggested level: secondary
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