Salt Creek

Product Number: EB00769298
Released: Sep 27, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781910709368
Publisher: Aardvark Bureau
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Description

'Salt Creekis a raw and convincing addition to the canon.Treloar writes with beauty and a winning compassion.' -Failed entrepreneur Stanton Finch moves his family from Adelaide to the remote Coorong area of Southern Australia, in pursuit of his dream to become a farmer. Housed in a driftwood cabin, they try to make the best of their situation. The children roam the beautiful landscape of Salt Creek; visitors are rare but warmly welcomed; a local Indigenous boy becomes almost part of the family. Yet there are daily hardships, and tensions with the Ngarrindjeri people they have displaced; disaster never seems far away. /With Mrs Finch struggling to cope, Hester, their perceptive eldest daughter, willingly takes on more responsibility. But as Hester's sense of duty grows, so does a yearning to escape Salt Creek and make a new life of her own

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Author(s): Lucy Treloar
Original Publish Date: Sep 04, 2017

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