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All our shimmering skies, Trent Dalton

Label
All our shimmering skies
Title
All our shimmering skies
Statement of responsibility
Trent Dalton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darwin, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain overhead, motherless Molly Hook, the gravedigger's daughter, turns once again to the sky for guidance. She carries a stone heart inside a duffel bag next to the map that leads to Longcoat Bob, the deep country sorcerer who put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: a razor-tongued actress named Greta and a fallen Japanese fighter pilot named Yukio. 'Run, Molly, run,' says the daytime sky. Run to the vine forests. Run to northern Australia's wild and magical monsoon lands. Run to friendship. Run to love. Run. Because the graverobber's coming, Molly, and the night-time sky is coming with him. So run, Molly, run. All Our Shimmering Skies is a story about gifts that fall from the sky, curses we dig from the earth and the secrets we bury inside ourselves. It is an odyssey of true love and grave danger; of the darkness and the light; of bones and blue skies. A buoyant, beautiful and magical novel abrim with warmth, wit and wonder, a love letter to Australia and the art of looking up
Cataloging source
NJB
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Dalton, Trent
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Secrecy
  • Friendship
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Darwin (N.T.)
  • Australian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
All our shimmering skies, Trent Dalton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
23866290
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781460753903
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
All our shimmering skies, Trent Dalton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
23866290
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781460753903
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

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      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
      -31.96206 115.93403
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