My Brilliant Career

May 1, 2014|
My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
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Sybylla Melvyn yearns for a life in the arts. She loves music and is determined to write a book. But as the daughter of a poor dairy farmer, she despairs of ever realising her ambitions. Then comes the opportunity for Sybylla to go and live with wealthy relatives. In her new home she tastes a life of culture and refinement. She also meets handsome, rich Harold Beecham, who offers her a future most young women would dream of. But Sybylla is torn between a comfortable married life and the career she craves. Will Harold win her over? How will Sybylla live with the choice she makes? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world's greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.
Australian illustrator Brian Harrison-Lever was a designer in the television industry before spending fourteen years at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, lecturing in design and drawing. He retired from education in 1997 and moved to from Western Australia to Tasmania, where he now works as a freelance illustrator. Boo...
Title:My Brilliant CareerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:64 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 0 inShipping dimensions:64 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 0 inPublished:May 1, 2014Publisher:Real ReadsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1906230838

ISBN - 13:9781906230838

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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