The Resource Lost & found, Brooke Davis

Lost & found, Brooke Davis

Label
Lost & found
Title
Lost & found
Statement of responsibility
Brooke Davis
Title variation
Lost and found
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A seven years old, Millie Bird realises that everything is dying around her. She wasn't to know that safter she had recorded twenty-seven assorted creatures in her Book Of Dead Things her dad would be a Dead Thing, too. Agatha Pantha is eighty-two and has not left her house since her husband died. She sits behind her front window, hidden by curtains and ivy, and shouts at passers-by, roaring her anger at complete strangers. Until the day Agatha spies a young girl across the street. Karl the touch typist is eighty-seven when his son kisses him on the cheek before leaving him in the nursing home. As he watches his son leave, Karl has a moment of clarity. He escapes the home and takes off in search of something different
Summary
Follows a shared encounter between an abandoned seven-year-old, a widowed shut-in, and a nursing home escapee, who embark on a road trip across Western Australia to find the child's mother
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Storyline
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Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, General Fiction Book of the Year, 2015.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Western Australian Emerging Writers Award, 2016
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10392043
Cataloging source
ANL
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Davis, Brooke
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Self-realization
  • Older people
Target audience
adult
Label
Lost & found, Brooke Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052213352
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733632754
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)863214052
Label
Lost & found, Brooke Davis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052213352
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733632754
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)863214052

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