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Shallows : Penguin Modern Classics - Tim Winton

Shallows

Penguin Modern Classics

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Published: 1st July 2009
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Tim Winton's first Miles Franklin Award-winner

Whales have always been the life-force of Angelus, a small town on the south coast of Western Australia. Their annual passing defines the rhythms of a life where little changes, and the town depends on their carcasses. So when the battle begins on the beaches outside their town, and when Queenie Cookson, a local girl, joins the Greenies to make amends for the crimes of her whaling ancestors, it can only throw everything into chaos.

About the Author

Tim Winton has published twenty-one books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-five languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian/Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music).  He lives in Western Australia.

ISBN: 9780143180258
ISBN-10: 0143180258
Series: Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st July 2009
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 19.8