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Blood, Birch,  Tony
Blood
Tony Birch

Paperback $22.95 - University of Queensland Press
Fiction - Published: 22/Aug/2012 - ISBN: 9780702249549

Jesse has sworn to protect his sister, Rachel, no matter what. It's a promise that cannot be broken. A promise made in blood. But, when it comes down to life or death, how can he find the courage to keep it? Tony Birch is the author of Ghost River, which won the 2016 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Indigenous Writing and Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. He is also the author of Shadowboxing, and two short story collections, Father's Day and The Promise. Tony is a frequent contributor to ABC local and national radio and a regular guest at writers' festivals. He lives in Melbourne and is a Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University. Set on the back roads of Australia, Blood is a boy's odyssey through a broken-down adult world.

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