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The rules of backyard cricket, Jock Serong

Label
The rules of backyard cricket
Title
The rules of backyard cricket
Statement of responsibility
Jock Serong
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It starts in a suburban backyard with Darren Keefe and his older brother, sons of a fierce and gutsy single mother. The endless glow of summer, the bottomless fury of contest. All the love and hatred in two small bodies poured into the rules of a made-up game. Darren has two big talents: cricket and trouble. No surprise that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety:one of those men who's always got away with things and just keeps getting. Until the day we meet him, middle aged, in the boot of a car. Gagged, cable-tied, a bullet in his knee. Everything pointing towards a shallow grave. The Rules of Backyard Cricket is a novel of suspense in the tradition of Peter Temple's Truth. With glorious writing harnessed to a gripping narrative, it observes celebrity, masculinity--humanity--with clear-eyed lyricism and exhilarating narrative drive
Summary
It starts in a suburban backyard with Darren Keefe and his older brother, sons of a fierce and gutsy single mother. The endless glow of summer, the bottomless fury of contest. All the love and hatred in two small bodies poured into the rules of a made-up game. Darren has two big talents: cricket and trouble. No surprise that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety: one of those men who's always got away with things and just keeps getting. Until the day we meet him, middle aged, in the boot of a car. Gagged, cable-tied, a bullet in his knee. Everything pointing towards a shallow grave.
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533633
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Serong, Jock
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cricket players
  • Brothers
Target audience
adult
Label
The rules of backyard cricket, Jock Serong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057543656
Extent
291 pages ; 24 cm.
Isbn
9781925355215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)950880639
Label
The rules of backyard cricket, Jock Serong
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057543656
Extent
291 pages ; 24 cm.
Isbn
9781925355215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)950880639

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