ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year Shortlist 2012
Past the Shallows
Harry and Miles live with their father, an abalone fisherman, in Tasmania. With their mum dead, they are left to look after themselves. They are too young to leave home and so are forced to live under the dark cloud of their...
In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. From the few facts that survive of this extraordinary life, Brooks creates a luminous tale of passion and belief, magic and...
The Street Sweeper
Lamont Williams, recently released from prison and working as a hospital janitor, strikes up an unlikely friendship with a patient, an elderly Jewish Holocaust survivor who starts to tell him of his extraordinary past. Meanwhile...
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