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Mama's Song

By Ben Beaton

This stunning debut novel is about the lessons life has to teach us. And how painful it can be to learn them.

Georgina - a teenager, alone and pregnant - is estranged from her mother and father. When she seeks refuge in a country town, she discovers her grandmother has passed away, leaving her more alone than ever. It is here that she must come to terms with the enormity of what she faces and the new life she is now responsible for. Told with incredible insight, this is a confronting and uplifting story

  • This is a gripping read that deals with issues that are facing teens today. They will see themselves and their friends in the characters and relate to the story of the girl alone facing major turmoil.
  • A young girl s experience of teenage pregnancy and birth - written by a man, giving a fresh new perspective to the issue.

About the author

Ben Beaton has taught English for the past fourteen years, and is currently the Head of Information Learning Technology at Scotch College in Western Australia. His current passion is writing. ‘Mama’s Song’ was inspired by the arrival of his own children, although he freely admits to not personally experiencing childbirth firsthand.

ISBN: 9781742031057
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2009
Dimensions: 138 x 208mm, 208pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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