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Only killers and thieves : a novel

Author: Paul Howarth
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
It is 1885, and a crippling drought threatens to ruin the McBride family. Their land is parched, their cattle starving. When the rain finally comes, it is a miracle that renews their hope for survival. But returning home from an afternoon swimming at a remote waterhole filled by the downpour, fourteen-year-old Tommy and sixteen-year-old Billy meet with a shocking tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Action and adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Howarth
ISBN: 9780062690968 0062690965 0062690981 9780062690982
OCLC Number: 1048282270
Description: 319 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul Howarth.

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It is 1885, and a crippling drought threatens to ruin the McBride family. Their land is parched, their cattle starving. When the rain finally comes, it is a miracle that renews their hope for survival. But returning home from an afternoon swimming at a remote waterhole filled by the downpour, fourteen-year-old Tommy and sixteen-year-old Billy meet with a shocking tragedy.

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