Spinners: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Jul 25, 2000 - Fiction - 263 pages
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In this rollicking first novel, a small town its thrown into an uproar when several of its teenage citizens claim to have been impregnated by spacemen. Are they "spinning" tales? A crushed cow found lying in the center of a scorched, perfect circle in a nearby field suggests they're not--and the rumor mill goes into overdrive with the arrival of Phillip, the new librarian. He falls for Delia and is soon caught up in the irresistible drama of uncovering the town's darkest secrets. What he finds shakes the community far more than a flying saucer ever could.


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One sleepless night after three straight split shifts at Borthwick's Freezing Works, 16-year-old Delia Chapman sneaks out for a bag of hot chips (no vinegar) and sees a spaceman. Actually, ten ... Read full review

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Anthony McCarten is one of New Zealand's leading playwrights. His play Via Satellite, which he adapted into a feature film and directed himself, had its world premiere at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. This is his first novel.

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