The First Third

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Author
Will Kostakis
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Young Adult Fiction
Released
21 August, 2013
ISBN
9780143568179

The First Third

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    Synopsis

    Life is made up of three parts: in the first third, you're embarrassed by your family; in the second, you make a family of your own; and in the end, you just embarrass the family you've made.That's how Billy's grandmother explains it, anyway. She's given him her bucket list (cue embarrassment), and now, it's his job to glue their family back together.No pressure or anything.Fixing his family's not going to be easy and Billy's not ready for change. But as he soon discovers, the first third has to end some time. And then what?It's a Greek tragedy waiting to happen.The First Third is a touching, funny and sometimes sad tale about coping with family, growing up different and taking responsibility. Recommended for readers over 13.
    Will Kostakis
    About the author

    Will Kostakis

    Will Kostakis is an award-winning author for young adults. His first novel, Loathing Lola, was released when he was just nineteen, and his second, The First Third, won the 2014 Gold Inky Award. It was also shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and Australian Prime Minister's Literary awards. The Sidekicks was his third novel for young adults, and his American debut. As a high school student, Will won Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year for a collection of short stories.

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