The Resource Leap

Leap

Label
Leap
Title
Leap
Statement of responsibility
Myfanwy Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Engaging and luminous' -Rosalie Ham, author of The Dressmaker'... engrossing and compassionate' -Paddy O'Reilly, author of The Wonders'... tender and surprising' -Kalinda Ashton, author of The Danger GameJoe lives-despite himself. Driven by the need to atone for the neglect of a single tragic summer's night, he works at nothing jobs and, in his spare time, trains his body and mind to conquer the hostile environment that took his love and smashed up his future. So when a breathless girl turns up on the doorstep, why does he let her in? Isn't he done with love and hope?On the other side of the city, graphic designer Elise is watching her marriage bleed out. She retreats to the only place that holds any meaning for her-the tiger enclosure at the zoo-where, for reasons she barely understands, she starts to sketch the beautiful killers.Leap is a beautiful urban fairytale about human and animal nature, and the transformative power of grief. While at its heart is a searing absence, this haunting and addictive novel is propelled by an exhilarating life force, and the eternally hopeful promise of redemptive love.'... a writer who knows how to draw us in by portraying what it is to love and lose in a real sense.' -Georgia Blain, author of The Secret Lives of Men
Summary
Joe lives - despite himself. Driven by the need to atone for the neglect of a single tragic summer's night, he works at nothing jobs and, in his spare time, trains his body and mind to conquer the hostile environment that took his love and smashed up his future. So when a breathless girl turns up on the doorstep, why does he let her in? Isn't he done with love and hope? On the other side of the city, graphic designer Elise is watching her marriage bleed out. She retreats to the only place that holds any meaning for her - the tiger enclosure at the zoo - where, for reasons she barely understands, she starts to sketch the beautiful killers. Leap is a beautiful urban fairytale about human and animal nature, and the transformative power of grief. While at its heart is a searing absence, this haunting and addictive novel is propelled by an exhilarating life force, and the eternally hopeful promise of redemptive love
Storyline
Character
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10446598
Cataloging source
ANL
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Jones, Myfanwy
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Australian Fiction
  • General Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Leap
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_127589
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925267426
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Leap
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_127589
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925267426
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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