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Description - Runner by Robert Newton

It's 1919, Richmond football club is on top of the ladder, cream buns are threepence each and four boys are gunning for the best job in town. Charlie is lucky enough to win the prime job - running messages for Squizzy Taylor, the most dangerous gangster in Melbourne. But things start to get a little too hot for Charlie, so he decides to take the money and run . . .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143302070
ISBN-10: 0143302078
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 30-May-2005
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Robert Newton

Robert Newton works as a full-time firefighter with the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. His first novel, My Name is Will Thompson, was published in 2001. Since then he has written six other novels for young people, including Runner, The Black Dog Gang and When We Were Two, which won the 2012 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and three daughters.

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