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The mindless ferocity of sharks : a novel

Author: Brett D'Arcy
Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W. ; London : Vintage, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An elegant, lyrical achievement with a cold dark undertow"-John Birmingham. Brett D'Arcy's brilliant new novel is set in the underclasses of Western Australia's surfing culture. Eleven-year-old Floaty Boy (so named for his passion for body-surfing) inhabits a murky, watery world of wagging school and illicit night surfing. He hovers on the edge of things, including the edge of a family that is spinning out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Arcy, Brett, 1963-
Mindless ferocity of sharks.
Milsons Point, N.S.W. ; London : Vintage, ©2002
(OCoLC)606981100
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett D'Arcy
ISBN: 1740511891 9781740511896
OCLC Number: 56463555
Description: 300 pages : portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Brett D'Arcy.

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"An elegant, lyrical achievement with a cold dark undertow"-John Birmingham. Brett D'Arcy's brilliant new novel is set in the underclasses of Western Australia's surfing culture. Eleven-year-old Floaty Boy (so named for his passion for body-surfing) inhabits a murky, watery world of wagging school and illicit night surfing. He hovers on the edge of things, including the edge of a family that is spinning out of control.

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