Woman Marchetta, Melina
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Melina Marchetta was born in Sydney in 1965. She published her first novel, Looking for Alibrandi, a story capturing the lives of young people in the Italian community, in 1992.
Additional sources: AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource (subscription database).
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- 'Melina Marchetta: The Piper's Son: Viking, an Imprint of Penguin Australia', in Miles Franklin Literary Award, The Trust Company, c.2014, http://www.milesfranklin.com.au/bio_melinam. Details
- 'Melina Marchetta (Writer)', in Internet Movie Database, Amazon.com, c.2014, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0545551/. Details
- 'Melina Marchetta (Author): About', in Penguin Books Australia, Penguin Books Australia, c.2014, http://www.penguin.com.au/contributors/1171/melina-marchetta. Details