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The Resource Saltwater, Cathy McLennan

Saltwater, Cathy McLennan

Label
Saltwater
Title
Saltwater
Statement of responsibility
Cathy McLennan
Title variation
An epic fight for justice in the tropics
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Cathy McLennan first steps into Townsville's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service as a young graduate she isn't expecting a major murder case to land on her desk. The accused are four teenage boys whose family connections stretch across the water to Palm Island. As she battles to prove herself in the courtroom, Cathy realises that the truth is far more complex than she first thought. She starts to question who are the criminals and who are the victims. Saltwater tells the compelling story of one lawyer's fight for justice amongst the beauty and the violence of this tropical paradise
Summary
When Cathy McLennan first steps into Townsville's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service as a young graduate she isn't expecting a major murder case to land on her desk. The accused are four teenage boys whose family connections stretch across the water to Palm Island. As she battles to prove herself in the courtroom, Cathy realises that the truth is far more complex than she first thought. She starts to question who are the criminals and who are the victims. Saltwater tells the compelling story of one lawyer's fight for justice amongst the beauty and the violence of this tropical paradise
Award
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Non-Fiction Book Award, 2017.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year, 2017.
Awards note
Winner of the Queensland Literary Awards.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10557086
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLennan, Cathy
Dewey number
364.349
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McLennan, Cathy
  • Murder
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • Practice of law
  • Lawyers
  • Murder
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • Lawyers
  • Practice of law
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an epic fight for justice in the tropics
Label
Saltwater, Cathy McLennan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000057062274
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780702253836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)936544655
Label
Saltwater, Cathy McLennan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000057062274
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780702253836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)936544655

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