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The Resource The Cartographer

The Cartographer

Label
The Cartographer
Title
The Cartographer
Statement of responsibility
Peter Twohig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the 1950s, a 10-year-old boy witnesses a murder when he is spying through a window of a strange house. In the following weeks he comes to map out all the significant adventures he has in the labyrinthine city trying to make sure he doesn't cross the path of the murderer, who he believes wishes to silence and dispose of him. Comics and superheroes inform his strategies for avoiding the bogeyman, and remembering his twin brother, Tom, who recently died in a tragic accident. THE CARTOGRAPHER is a touching novel for readers captivated by the stories of Jonathan Safran Foer, Mark Haddon, Craig Silvey, and Markus Zusak
Summary
Set in the 1950s, a 10-year-old boy witnesses a murder when he is spying through a window of a strange house. In the following weeks he comes to map out all the significant adventures he has in the labyrinthine city trying to make sure he doesn't cross the path of the murderer, who he believes wishes to silence and dispose of him. Comics and superheroes inform his strategies for avoiding the bogeyman, and remembering his twin brother, Tom, who recently died in a tragic accident. The cartographer is a touching novel for readers captivated by the stories of Jonathan Safran Foer, Mark Haddon, Craig Silvey, and Markus Zusak.
Tone
Writing style
Award
Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel, 2012.
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10103074
Cataloging source
ANL
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Twohig, Peter
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literary Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Cartographer
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_066497
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730493808
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Cartographer
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_066497
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730493808
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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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