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Spinner : a Novel.

Author: Ron Elliott
Publisher: Chicago : Fremantle Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old David Donald is a simple boy with an amazing gift?he is a spinner: a sportsman who becomes the stuff of legend. His guardian, Uncle Michael, is a spinner as well, though a different kind? a trickster, a shyster, and a mythmaker. Set between the wars at the beginning of a drought and a great depression, this David-and-Goliath story tells how a talented young boy beat the English at their own game.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elliott, Ron.
Spinner : A Novel.
Chicago : Fremantle Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Elliott
ISBN: 9781925160925 1925160920 9781921696428 1921696427
OCLC Number: 884646734
Description: 1 online resource (473 pages)

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Twelve-year-old David Donald is a simple boy with an amazing gift?he is a spinner: a sportsman who becomes the stuff of legend. His guardian, Uncle Michael, is a spinner as well, though a different kind? a trickster, a shyster, and a mythmaker. Set between the wars at the beginning of a drought and a great depression, this David-and-Goliath story tells how a talented young boy beat the English at their own game. Exploring the violence and conflict, the honor and deep bonds created by war and sport within men, this unique fable investigates.

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