Looking for Alibrandi (novel)

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For the film based on the book, see Looking for Alibrandi (film).
Looking for Alibrandi
Author Melina Marchetta
Cover artist Marina Messiha
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Young adult novel, bildungsroman
Publisher Penguin Australia/Orchard Books
Publication date
October 1992
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 260 pp
ISBN 0-531-30142-7
OCLC 39508243
LC Class PZ7.M32855 Lo 1999
Followed by Saving Francesca, 2003

Looking for Alibrandi is the debut novel of Australian author Melina Marchetta, published in 1992. A film adaptation was made in 2000.


Film adaptation[edit]

Looking for Alibrandi (2000) starred Pia Miranda as Josephine Alibrandi, Anthony LaPaglia as her father, Michael Andretti, and Kick Gurry as her boyfriend, Jacob Coote. Melina Marchetta wrote the screenplay.[1]


  1. ^ Looking for Alibrandi at the Internet Movie Database