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The Resource The secret river, by Kate Grenville

The secret river, by Kate Grenville

Label
The secret river
Title
The secret river
Statement of responsibility
by Kate Grenville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
In 1806 London thief William Thornhill is transported to Australia. Once there he earns his freedom and settles on what looks like empty land. But the land belongs to the Darug people, and they're prepared to defend it. He can't go back, but how can he go forward? The choice Thornhill makes will haunt him for the rest of his life. Inspired by the author's family history, The Secret River is a classic novel about our nation's past
Awards note
Winner, Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2006. Winner, NSW Premier's Literary Award 2006. Shortlisted, Man Booker prize 2006.
Cataloging source
AU@
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1950-
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Grenville, Kate
Dewey number
A823.4
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  • Australian fiction
  • Freedom
  • Penal colonies
  • Convicts
  • Better Reading Top 100 Books for 2017
  • Prisoners
  • Squatter settlements
  • Squatters
  • Convicts
  • New South Wales
  • Hawkesbury River Region (N.S.W.)
  • Australia
Label
The secret river, by Kate Grenville
Instantiates
Publication
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
000054319622
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Telemovie adaptation tie-in edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781922147424
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000054319622
  • (Sirsi) 000054319622
  • (OCoLC)904680820
Label
The secret river, by Kate Grenville
Publication
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
000054319622
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Telemovie adaptation tie-in edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781922147424
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000054319622
  • (Sirsi) 000054319622
  • (OCoLC)904680820

Library Locations

    • Ruth Faulkner Public Library - City of BelmontBorrow it
      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
      -31.96206 115.93403
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