Alice Oseman
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Teenage author's publishing success

29 July 2014 Last updated at 13:00 BST

A 19-year-old student from Kent has landed a publishing deal for a book that she wrote whilst she was doing her A-Levels.

Alice Oseman's novel "Solitaire" is a coming-of-age story about a schoolgirl who feels disconnected from her friends - and was the subject of a bidding war between publishers.

Charlie Rose reports.

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