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Swimming upstream / Anthony Fingleton
Bib ID 2194990
Format BookBook
Author
Fingleton, Anthony, 1940-
 
Description Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2003 
185 p., [4] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 187700829X
187700829X
187700829X
187700829X
Summary

A powerful story of a young boy growing up in the shadow of a violent father. Set in hot, slow Queensland of the 50s, this is an inspirational story about swimming, about family life and about the courage to persist when everything else seems hopeless. Motion picture version released in November 2002 starring Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis.

Subjects Fingleton, Anthony, - 1940-  |  Swimmers - Australia - Biography.

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