In Lane Three, Alex Archer

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987 - New Zealand - 176 pages
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Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.

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Review: In Lane Three, Alex Archer (Alex Archer #1)

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I guess 'In Lane Three, Alex Archer' is the American title, I've only heard it called 'Alex'. Anyway, it's one of my favourite books of all time. Hooray! Read full review

Review: In Lane Three, Alex Archer (Alex Archer #1)

User Review  - Goodreads

I guess 'In Lane Three, Alex Archer' is the American title, I've only heard it called 'Alex'. Anyway, it's one of my favourite books of all time. Hooray! Read full review

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Tessa Duder, one of New Zealand's most honored children's writers, was the president of the New Zealand Society of Authors. She taught a course in children's writing at the Wanaka Autumn Art School and has done much to benefit artists' rights. She has received Esther Glen Awards for Alex, Alex in Winter and Alessandra: Alex in Rome. She also won an AIM Children's Book Award for Senior Fiction for Songs for Alex.

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