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Author: Robbie Arnott
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : Text Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young man named Levi McAllister decides to build a coffin for his twenty-three-year-old sister, Charlotte, who promptly runs for her life. A water rat swims upriver in quest of the cloud god. A fisherman named Karl hunts for tuna in partnership with a seal. And a father takes form from fire. The answers to these riddles are to be found in this tale of grief and love and the bonds of family, tracing a journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Australian fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robbie Arnott
ISBN: 9781925603521 1925603520
OCLC Number: 1020024880
Awards: Short-listed for Guardian's Not the Booker Prize 2019 (UK)
Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for MUD Literary Club, Adelaide Writers' Week 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing, NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for Queensland Literary Awards: University of Queensland Fiction Book Award 2018 (Australia)
Short-listed for Katheen Mitchell Award 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2018 (Australia)
Short-listed for Tasmania Book Prize, Premier's Literary Awards 2019 (Australia)
Description: 226 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Robbie Arnott.

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A young man named Levi McAllister decides to build a coffin for his twenty-three-year-old sister, Charlotte, who promptly runs for her life. A water rat swims upriver in quest of the cloud god. A fisherman named Karl hunts for tuna in partnership with a seal. And a father takes form from fire. The answers to these riddles are to be found in this tale of grief and love and the bonds of family, tracing a journey across the southern island that takes us full circle.

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