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Author: Jack Lasenby
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 1998.
Series: Travellers series;, bk. two.; Ish the traveller, #02.; Travellers series.; Travellers, 2.; Travellers Quartet, bk. 2.; Travellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
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Pursued by the hateful Salt Men, Ish flees south with his friend Taur, the mute Bull Man. But nowhere is there refuge from the brutal squint-face, who wants his greenstone god back, and wants Ish's life. Across the ice loom the mountains of the South Land. Is there a future there, in the land of the mountain that ate the sun? Is there escape from relentless pursuit?Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Children's science fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taur
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Lasenby
ISBN: 1877135186 9781877135187
OCLC Number: 42691342
Notes: Novel for young adults.
Sequel to: Because we were the travellers.
Awards: Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Senior Fiction 1999
Description: 160 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Travellers series;, bk. two.; Ish the traveller, #02.; Travellers series.; Travellers, 2.; Travellers Quartet, bk. 2.; Travellers.
Responsibility: Jack Lasenby.

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Pursued by the hateful Salt Men, Ish flees south with his friend Taur, the mute Bull Man. But nowhere is there refuge from the brutal squint-face, who wants his greenstone god back, and wants Ish's life. Across the ice loom the mountains of the South Land. Is there a future there, in the land of the mountain that ate the sun? Is there escape from relentless pursuit?Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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