A piece of me is gone. I think we're made up of all these different pieces and every time someone goes, you're left with less of yourself.

Melina Marchetta in Saving Francesca

About Melina Marchetta

Carmelina Marchetta (born 25 March 1965) is an Australian writer and teacher. Marchetta is best known as the author of teen novels, Looking for Alibrandi, Saving Francesca and On the Jellicoe Road. She has twice been awarded the CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers, in 1993 and...

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