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Blueback

by Tim Winton

PUBLISHED: 31st August 2009
ISBN: 9780143202837
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Abel Jackson lives by the sea at Longboat Bay. He helps his mother each day and loves to dive. One day he meets Blueback, the biggest and most beautiful fish he's ever seen. When Abel's mother is approached by developers, she decides she must protect their fragile piece of coastline. But can Abel and his mom save Blueback and Longboat Bay in time?
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PUBLISHED: 31st August 2009
ISBN: 9780143202837
ANNOTATION:
Abel Jackson lives by the sea at Longboat Bay. He helps his mother each day and loves to dive. One day he meets Blueback, the biggest and most beautiful fish he's ever seen. When Abel's mother is approached by developers, she decides she must protect their fragile piece of coastline. But can Abel and his mom save Blueback and Longboat Bay in time?

Annotation

Abel Jackson lives by the sea at Longboat Bay. He helps his mother each day and loves to dive. One day he meets Blueback, the biggest and most beautiful fish he's ever seen. When Abel's mother is approached by developers, she decides she must protect their fragile piece of coastline. But can Abel and his mom save Blueback and Longboat Bay in time?

Publisher Description

Abel Jackson has lived by the sea at Longboat Bay ever since he could remember. He helps his mother each day and loves to dive. One day he meets Blueback, the biggest and most beautiful fish he's ever seen. When Abel's mother is approached by developers, she decides she must do something to protect their fragile piece of coastline. But can Abel and his mother save Blueback and Longboat Bay in time? An achingly beautiful story about family, belonging and living a life in tune with the environment, from one of Australia's best-loved authors.

Author Biography

Tim Winton has published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia. Find out more on Facebook

Product Details

Author
Tim Winton
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2009
ISBN-10
0143202839
ISBN-13
9780143202837
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2009-08-31
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
160
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade

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