A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home

Book - 2018
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In 1953, Titch Bobs and his wife Irene enter the Redex Trial, a brutal endurance race around the ancient continent, over roads no car is designed to survive. With them is their neighbour and navigator Willie Bachhuber, a quiz show champion and failed school teacher who calls the turns and creek crossings on a map that will lead them, without warning, away from the white Australia they all know so well.
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, ©2018.
ISBN: 9780735273863
Characteristics: 318 pages ;,25 cm.

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Over the course of his stellar writing life, Peter Carey has explored his homeland of Australia in such highly acclaimed novels as Oscar and Lucinda, True History of the Kelly Gang and Amnesia. Writing at the peak of his powers, Carey takes us on an unforgettable journey that maps his homeland's ... Read More »


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