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The cleansing of Mahommed / Chris McCourt
Bib ID 5154613
Format BookBook
Author
McCourt, Chris
 
Description Sydney : Fourth Estate, 2012 
390 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9780732294151
0732294150
Summary

1914 at the edge of the Australian outback, Gool Mahommed, a camel driver, lives with his mentor Abdullah and dreams of owning a prosperous submarine shipping line. Alice Mercer, born and bred in Broken Hill, yearns for a new life somewhere more exotic. When she and Mahommed first cross paths they are drawn to one another. But the prejudiceof others soon causes tension between them, not to mention the outbreak of World War I. When a series of cruel acts against Mahommed and Abdullah drives them to despair, what follows is unthinkable...

Subjects Prejudices -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Man-woman relationships -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Broken Hill (N.S.W.) -- History -- Fiction.  |  Australia -- Race relations -- Fiction.  |  Australian

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