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Author: Tim Winton; Suzanne Desrochers
Series: Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
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No.1 Australian Bestseller.Author Published Internationally. Whales have always been the life-force of Angelus, a small town on the south coast of Western Australia. Their annual passinig defines the rythms of a life where little changes, and the town depends on their carcasses. So when the battle begins on the beaches outside the town, and when Queenie Cookson, a local girl, joins the Greenies to make amends for the crimes of her whaling ancestors, it can only throw everything into chaos. €ŒIt makes the heart pound.€¥ €" Los Angeles Times €ŒShallows is a profound and inspiring work of fiction.€¥ €" Melbourne Age

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Tim Winton has published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight 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). He lives in Western Australia. Find out more on Facebook

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General Fields

  • : 9780143180258
  • : penguin random house
  • : Penguin Books
  • : May 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : good
  • : 823.9/14
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Tim Winton; Suzanne Desrochers
  • : Modern fiction