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Swallow the air

Author: Tara June Winch
Publisher: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Australian fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winch, Tara June.
Swallow the air.
St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607838879
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tara June Winch
ISBN: 0702235210 9780702235214
OCLC Number: 224975314
Awards: Winner of the David Unaipon Award.
Description: 201 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Swallow the air --
Grab --
Cloudbusting --
My bleeding palm --
Bushfire --
Leaving paradise --
To run --
Territory --
The block --
Chocolate --
Wantok --
Painted dreaming --
Mapping waterglass --
Just dust --
Cocoon --
Bila snake --
Mission --
Country --
The jacaranda tree --
Home.
Responsibility: Tara June Winch.

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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.

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