The Resource Saltwater

Saltwater

Label
Saltwater
Title
Saltwater
Statement of responsibility
Cathy McLennan
Title variation
Salt water
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
‘Everyone knows that some of those kids are innocent ... your dilemma is not whether the kids are innocent, but which of the kids are innocent.’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.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10557086
Cataloging source
ANL
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Cathy McLennan
Dewey number
364.349915
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Target audience
adult
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an epic fight for justice in the tropics
Label
Saltwater
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003351
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True
Isbn
9780702257094
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True
Label
Saltwater
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003351
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True
Isbn
9780702257094
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True

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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