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Swallow the Air / Tara June Winch
Bib ID 8549752
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Winch, Tara June, author
 
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Edition Paperback edition. 
Access Conditions National edeposit: Available onsite at the National Library of Australia, State Library of Queensland 
Description St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2021 
©2021 
1 online resource. 
ISBN 9780702250569 (EPUB)
Technical Details

text file : EPUB : 1.8MB 

Summary

When May's mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by an aunt. However their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn't want them. May sets off to find her father and her Aboriginal identity.

Full contents
  • Swallow the air
  • Grab
  • Cloudbusting
  • My bleeding palm
  • Bushfire
  • Leaving paradise
  • To run
  • Territory
  • The block
  • Chocolate
 
Notes

Qld Premier's Literary Awards.

Winner of the David Unaipon Award.

In English.

Awards Winner of the David Unaipon Award. 
Subjects Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander content.  |  Aboriginal Australian -- Fiction.  |  Australian fiction -- Aboriginal Australian authors.  |  Social identity - Aboriginality.  |  Literature and stories - Fiction.  |  Bereavement -- Fiction.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Fiction.  |  Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.  |  Brothers and sisters -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Families -- Fiction.  |  Orphans -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Mothers -- Death -- Fiction.  |  Australian fiction -- 20th century.
Form/genre Electronic books  |  Domestic fiction.

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