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The Resource The promise, Tony Birch

The promise, Tony Birch

Label
The promise
Title
The promise
Statement of responsibility
Tony Birch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10320209
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birch, Tony
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, Australian
  • Friendship
  • Thieves
  • Competition
Target audience
general
Label
The promise, Tony Birch
Instantiates
Publication
Content category
text
Contents
  • Distance
  • The money shot
  • Snare
  • Keeping good company
  • China
  • The toecutters
  • Refuge of sinners
  • The ghost of Hank Williams
  • After Rachel
  • Sticky fingers
  • The promise
  • The lovers
Control code
000052214934
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780702249990
System control number
(OCoLC)863337828
Label
The promise, Tony Birch
Publication
Content category
text
Contents
  • Distance
  • The money shot
  • Snare
  • Keeping good company
  • China
  • The toecutters
  • Refuge of sinners
  • The ghost of Hank Williams
  • After Rachel
  • Sticky fingers
  • The promise
  • The lovers
Control code
000052214934
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780702249990
System control number
(OCoLC)863337828

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