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The Story Behind Jasper Jones


Chris Dell

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Jasper Jones Reading Guide

Jones, S.A. "Jasper Jones Review And Reading Guide - S.A Jones". S.A Jones. N.p., 2010. Web. 20 July 2016.

It is 1965 and the sleepy innocence of Western Australia is being shaken by the Vietnam draft and Edgar Cooke’s murderous spree. Even the fictional, rural mining town of Corrigan is feeling the pinch with its young men being conscripted and upstart, slant-eyed migrants taking jobs that could go to hard drinking Australian blokes. When the fifteen year old daughter of the well heeled Shire President goes missing all eyes turn to Jasper Jones: the town’s mixed race bad boy and all purpose pariah. [read more]

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