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The panther / David Owen.

By: Owen, David [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Corsair, 2015Description: 232 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472116420; 1472116429; 9780349002743; 0349002746.Subject(s): Sisters -- Juvenile fiction | Depressed persons -- Family relationships -- Juvenile fiction | Depression, Mental -- Juvenile fiction | Overweight teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Depressed persons -- Family relationships | Depression, Mental | Overweight teenagers | SistersGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Young adult works.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick; he's become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he's hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and it's all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn capture it. Surely if he can find a way to tame this beast, he'll be able to stop everything at home from spiraling towards disaster? Panther is a bold and emotionally powerful novel that deals candidly with the effects of depression on those who suffer from it, and those who suffer alongside them.
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Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick; he's become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he's hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and it's all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn capture it. Surely if he can find a way to tame this beast, he'll be able to stop everything at home from spiraling towards disaster?

Panther is a bold and emotionally powerful novel that deals candidly with the effects of depression on those who suffer from it, and those who suffer alongside them.

Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick; he's become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he's hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and it's all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn capture it. Surely if he can find a way to tame this beast, he'll be able to stop everything at home from spiraling towards disaster? Panther is a bold and emotionally powerful novel that deals candidly with the effects of depression on those who suffer from it, and those who suffer alongside them.

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