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Into the world / Ted Dawe.

By: Dawe, Ted, 1950- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Dawe, Ted, Devon Santos trilogy: 2.Description: x, 262 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780473348809; 0473348802.Subject(s): Problem youth -- Teen fiction | Teenage boys -- Teen fiction | Criminals -- Fiction | Identity -- Fiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Teen fiction | Coming of age -- Teen fiction | Kōrero paki mā te hunga taiohi | Taiohi | Taitamariki | PakiwaitaraGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Bildungsromans.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "'I've learnt plenty, Mr Faull, but it all comes down to this: there is freedom and then there is everything else.' He opened the door. 'And today I give away everything else, and I choose freedom.' So ends the first part of Devon's journey, from nearly drowning in a tapu river to his expulsion from an exclusive Boy's school. Into the World is where Devon begins to understand just how costly that freedom is. That decisions made quickly can lead to disaster. That loyalty counts for nothing until it is tested. That love, like security is nothing more than a commodity"--Back cover.
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"I've learnt plenty, Mr Faull, but it all comes down to this: there is freedom and then there is everything else." He opened the door. "And today I give away everything else, and I choose freedom." - Into the River So ends the first part of Devon's journey, from nearly drowning in a tapu river to his expulsion from an exclusive Boy's school. Into the World is where Devon begins to understand just how costly that freedom is. That decisions made quickly can lead to disaster. That loyalty counts for nothing until it is tested. That love, like security is nothing more than a commodity.

Novel for young adults

Contains explicit content.

"'I've learnt plenty, Mr Faull, but it all comes down to this: there is freedom and then there is everything else.' He opened the door. 'And today I give away everything else, and I choose freedom.' So ends the first part of Devon's journey, from nearly drowning in a tapu river to his expulsion from an exclusive Boy's school. Into the World is where Devon begins to understand just how costly that freedom is. That decisions made quickly can lead to disaster. That loyalty counts for nothing until it is tested. That love, like security is nothing more than a commodity"--Back cover.

Senior secondary National Library of New Zealand.

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