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The Resource Manus days : the untold story of Manus Island, Michael Coates ; foreword by Miranda Devine

Manus days : the untold story of Manus Island, Michael Coates ; foreword by Miranda Devine

Label
Manus days : the untold story of Manus Island
Title
Manus days
Title remainder
the untold story of Manus Island
Statement of responsibility
Michael Coates ; foreword by Miranda Devine
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Michael Coates is an ex-soldier looking for new challenges when he answers an ad for "interesting work" in the South Pacific. Soon, he and other young men like him find themselves at the epicentre of Operation Sovereign Borders - the controversial Manus Island Regional Processing Centre. In a place where few have been but everybody has an opinion, they find a hotbed of simmering ethnic tensions. It's a place where nothing is what it seems, where ideologies and agendas clash and violence, self-harm & subterfuge are the languages of negotiation. As part of the MRPC's Emergency Response Team, Michael and his colleagues see the human face of the asylum seeker issue at its worst. As they navigate the thin line between humanitarianism and security, they find themselves under attack from all sides - both from the "refugees" within the centre and their advocates at home in Australia. When the much-heralded PNG resettlement programme finally comes into effect, the long-brewing tensions finally boil over into violence. Whilst the asylum seeker advocates claim peaceful protest, Michael and his colleagues find themselves under siege. Now they must charge head-first into a powder-keg of desperation and violence. What they will face there are young men very different but also much like them in many ways."--
Cataloging source
AIEA
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Coates, Michael
Dewey number
325.21
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Devine, Miranda
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  • Alien detention centres
  • Detention of persons
  • Political refugees
Target audience
adult
Label
Manus days : the untold story of Manus Island, Michael Coates ; foreword by Miranda Devine
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Foreword by Miranda Divine
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061895420
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9781925501735
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
21 cm.
System control number
(OCoLC)1023489449
Label
Manus days : the untold story of Manus Island, Michael Coates ; foreword by Miranda Devine
Publication
Copyright
Note
Foreword by Miranda Divine
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061895420
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9781925501735
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
21 cm.
System control number
(OCoLC)1023489449

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