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The Promise
Author: Tony Birch

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780702249990
Format: Paperback
Pages: 232
Dims (mm): 129 x 198
Pub Date: 01-01-14
Pub Country: Australia
Condition: NEW

In this breathtaking new work, Tony Birch affirms his position as one of Australia's finest writers of short-form fiction. Using his unflinching creative gaze, he ponders love and loss and faith. A trio of amateur thieves are left in charge of a baby moments before a heist. A group of boys compete in the final of a marbles tournament, only to find their biggest challenge was the opponent they didn't see coming. Two young friends find a submerged car in their local swimming hole and become obsessed by the mystery of the driver's identity. Across twelve blistering stories, The Promise delivers a sensitive and often humorous take on the lives of those who have loved, lost and wandered.

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