The Resource Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby

Label
Mullumbimby
Title
Mullumbimby
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Lucashenko
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Jo Breen uses her divorce settlement to buy a neglected property in the Byron Bay hinterland, she is hoping for a tree change, and a blossoming connection to the land of her Aboriginal ancestors. What she discovers instead is sharp dissent from her teenage daughter, trouble brewing from unimpressed white neighbors, and a looming Native Title war between the local Bundjalung families. When Jo unexpectedly finds love on one side of the Native Title divide she quickly learns that living on country is only part of the recipe for the Good Life. Told with dark humor and a sharp, satirical eye, Mullumbimby is a modern novel about romantic love and cultural warfare set against an ancient land
Summary
When Jo Breen uses her divorce settlement to buy a neglected property in the Byron Bay hinterland, she is hoping for a tree change, and a blossoming connection to the land of her Aboriginal ancestors. What she discovers instead is sharp dissent from her teenage daughter, trouble brewing from unimpressed white neighbours and a looming Native Title war between the local Bundjalung families. When Jo unexpectedly finds love on one side of the Native Title divide she quickly learns that living on country is only part of the recipe for the Good Life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Queensland Literary Awards, Fiction Book Award, 2013.
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10191399
Cataloging source
ANL
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1967-
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Lucashenko, Melissa
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Mullumbimby
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e33cea8a-a728-4776-91fe-fb5480168323
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780702250965
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Mullumbimby
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e33cea8a-a728-4776-91fe-fb5480168323
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702250965
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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