The Resource The Promise

The Promise

Label
The Promise
Title
The Promise
Statement of responsibility
Tony Birch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Outstanding new fiction from the Miles Franklin-shortlisted author of Blood In this breathtaking new work, Tony Birch affirms his position as one of Australia's finest writers of short-form fiction. Using his unflinching creative gaze, he ponders love and loss and faith. A trio of amateur thieves are left in charge of a baby moments before a heist. A group of boys compete in the final of a marbles tournament, only to find their biggest challenge was the opponent they didn't see coming. Two young friends find a submerged car in their local swimming hole and become obsessed by the mystery of the driver's identity. Across twelve blistering stories, The Promise delivers a sensitive and often humorous take on the lives of those who have loved, lost and wandered
Summary
In this breathtaking new work, Tony Birch affirms his position as one of Australia's finest writers of short-form fiction. Using his unflinching creative gaze, he ponders love and loss and faith. A trio of amateur thieves are left in charge of a baby moments before a heist. A group of boys compete in the final of a marbles tournament, only to find their biggest challenge was the opponent they didn't see coming. Two young friends find a submerged car in their local swimming hole and become obsessed by the mystery of the driver's identity
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10320209
Cataloging source
NOV
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1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birch, Tony
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Short Stories
Target audience
adult
Label
The Promise
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:928da656-a5a4-407b-a1e2-7ac816672353
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780702252112
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Promise
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:928da656-a5a4-407b-a1e2-7ac816672353
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702252112
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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