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The Resource Foreign soil, Maxine Beneba-Clarke

Foreign soil, Maxine Beneba-Clarke

Label
Foreign soil
Title
Foreign soil
Statement of responsibility
Maxine Beneba-Clarke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book is called Foreign Soil. Inside its covers, a desperate asylum seeker is pacing the hallways of Sydney's notorious Villawood detention centre, a seven-year-old Sudanese boy has found solace in a patchwork bike, an enraged black militant is on the warpath through the rebel squats of 1960s Brixton, a Mississippi housewife decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her son from small-town ignorance, a young woman leaves rural Jamaica in search of her destiny, and a Sydney schoolgirl loses her way
Summary
This book is a collection of stories : a desperate asylum seeker is pacing the hallways of Sydney's notorious Villawood detention centre, a seven-year-old Sudanese boy has found solace in a patchwork bike, an enraged black militant is on the warpath through the rebel squats of 1960s Brixton, a Mississippi housewife decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her son from small-town ignorance, a young woman leaves rural Jamaica in search of her destiny, and a Sydney schoolgirl loses her way.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Australian Book Industry Awards, Literary Fiction Book of the Year, 2015.
Awards note
Winner of the Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10335859
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Maxine Beneba
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race
  • Refugees
Target audience
adult
Label
Foreign soil, Maxine Beneba-Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051976489
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
267 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733632426
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)858932147
Label
Foreign soil, Maxine Beneba-Clarke
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051976489
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
267 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733632426
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)858932147

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