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Description - Castaway by Joanne Van Os

Brumby Plains is an isolated place, and the outside world doesn't intrude much here. But when Sam and George discover a refugee child washed up on the shores of their buffalo station, the rest of the world is brought a lot closer. An accident has taken Mac and Sarah far away, and Uncle Mungo has strong views about refugees, so the two brothers hide the child while they work out what to do. Sam discovers that it's a lot harder to stand up for what you believe in than to follow the crowd.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741662467
ISBN-10: 174166246X
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 128mm x 14mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Joanne Van Os

Born and bred in Melbourne, Joanne Van Os moved to the Territory when she was 20 and has never looked back. She has two adult sons, Callum and Sean. A keen photographer and illustrator, Joanne lives in Darwin with her husband and daughter.

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