I Am Not Esther

TitleI Am Not Esther
Year for Search1998
AuthorsBeale, Fleur (b. 1945)
Date Published1998
PublisherLongacre Press
Place PublishedDunedin, New Zealand
KeywordsFemale author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia set in a communal fundamentalist sect. The title refers to the practice of changing the names of members who join to Biblical names.

Info Notes

The author later wrote non-fiction about the Gloriavale community; see her Sins of the Father: The Long Shadow of a Religious Cult. A New Zealand Story. Dunedin, New Zealand: Longacre Press, 2009.

Author Note

New Zealand female author (b. 1945)

Full Text

1998 Beale, Fleur (b. 1945). I Am Not Esther. Dunedin, New Zealand: Longacre Press. L

Young adult dystopia set in a communal fundamentalist sect. The title refers to the practice of changing the names of members who join to Biblical names. The New Zealand female author later wrote non-fiction about the Gloriavale community; see her Sins of the Father: The Long Shadow of a Religious Cult. A New Zealand Story. Dunedin, New Zealand: Longacre Press, 2009.