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A long way from home

By: Carey, Peter

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0571338852 / 9780571338856
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823.914
05/07/2018
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20 cm 385 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: Australia: Penguin Random House, 2017.

Longlisted for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary AwardShortlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Historical Fiction PrizeIrene Bobs loves fast driving.

Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia.

Together they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal car race around the continent, over roads no car can ever quite survive. Set during the 1950s in the dying embers of the British Empire, A Long Way from Home is a thrilling high-speed story, illuminating a country's relationship with its own ancient culture, and the love made and hurt caused along the way.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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