The Resource The heaven I swallowed : a novel, Rachel Hennessy

The heaven I swallowed : a novel, Rachel Hennessy

Label
The heaven I swallowed : a novel
Title
The heaven I swallowed
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Hennessy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
She let go of the screen door and it slammed shut, echoing in the quiet. For a moment, I could only see her eyes, almost separate from the rest of her. They held something, something long lost to me. She dissolved into the darkness and I stood alone on the concrete, flexing my hands. Abo, nigger, darky. Abo, nigger, darky. In postwar Sydney, Grace Smith takes Mary, a young Aboriginal girl, into her home. She believes she will be able to save the child by giving her all the benefits of white society. But Mary's arrival has unexpected consequences as Grace's past comes back to haunt, and condemn her. Runner-up in the Australian/Vogel award, The Heaven I Swallowed is a tale of the Stolen Generations, told from the perspective of the white perpetrator
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The heaven I swallowed : a novel, Rachel Hennessy
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The heaven I swallowed : a novel, Rachel Hennessy
Publication
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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
ocn851633752
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9781862549487
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1679419
  • (OCoLC)851633752

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