The Key to the Treasure is the Treasure: Mysteries and Metaphors in Young Adult Fiction

Elaine Forrestal (Author)

The mystery surrounding a chest containing 7000 pounds Stirling in silver coins, lost from the wreck of the Lancier off the coast of Western Australia in 1839, has never been solved. When the problems she encountered in writing this fascinating story seemed to be equally insoluble, Elaine discovered that 'The key to the treasure is the treasure.'

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