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Tom Houghton

$33.00

Tom Houghton

SKU: 9781925184556 Category: Product ID: 21597

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Title: Tom Houghton
Author: ALEXANDER TODD
Format: PAPERBACK
Publication date: 01/10/2015
Imprint: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Price: $33.00
Publishing status: Active

Todd Alexander’s frank and tender comingof- age story juxtaposes his character’s younger and older selves to explore how an unresolved past can unravel us. Forty-year old Tom is an almost amazing actor in an almost amazing relationship. His foibles will resonate with readers but it is the younger Tom who shines. Ebullient, vulnerable and obsessed with Katharine Hepburn’s dead brother, he’s decidedly uncool in 1970s Western Sydney and is bullied relentlessly. As young Tom hurtles towards what readers anticipate is certain social suicide, Alexander writes convincingly and empathically aboutteenage friendship, sexuality, motherhood and mental illness.

ISBN: 9781925184556