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Blueback

Blueback

Author: Tim Winton
Series: Australian Children's Classics
$19.99 (AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 4
Description

Western Australian author. Abel Jackson loves to dive. He's a natural in the water. He can't remember a time when he couldn't use a mask and snorkel to glide down into the clear deep. Life is tough out at Longboat Bay. Every day the boy helps his mother earn their living from the sea and the land. It's hard work but Abel has the bush and the sky and the bay to himself. Until the day he meets Blueback, the fish that changes his life.

Author description

Tim Winton has published 25 books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into 28 languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). Tim Winton's most recent novel is Eyrie.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780670078004
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Viking Australia
  • : November 2013
  • : 18.30 cmmm X 13.30 cmmm X 1.50 cmmm
  • : Australia
  • : July 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 162
  • : Allison Colpoys
  • : en
  • : Tim Winton
  • : Hardback