Shelf Life

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Allen & Unwin, 2004 - 185 pages
This is a red-hot special: sharp, original, funny YA fiction exploring the secret life of 15 diverse young people working in a supermarket, from the author of Fifteen Love. For readers 13+
 

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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

Robert Corbet's "Shelf Life" tells the disconnected stories of various characters who work for - or in - a grocery store. The story gravitates towards two in particular, Louisa and Adam, but others ... Read full review

Shelf Life

User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

Life in a supermarket is not all it seems. The suburban supermarket setting is a device for Corbert to tell us about the life, loves and aspirations of those who work there. At first glance, you may ... Read full review

Contents

Aisle One
1
Aisle Two
13
Aisle Three
27
Customer Service
38
Aisle Four
41
Tearoom
52
Aisle Five
53
Delicatessen
63
Delivery Bay
117
Aisle Ten
120
Accounts
130
Aisle Ten
132
Tearoom
142
Aisle Twelve
145
Training Room
154
Aisle Thirteen
155

Aisle Six
65
Customer Service
76
Aisle Seven
80
Customer Service
91
Aisle Eight
94
Accounts
105
Aisle Nine
107
Storeroom
165
Customer Service
167
Aisle Fourteen
169
Aisle Fifteen
179
Back cover
186
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About the author (2004)

Robert Corbet has worked with street kids in inner Melbourne, played guitar in a reggae band, taught literacy at three TAFE colleges and worked in bookshops.

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