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Searching for the Secret River
     

Searching for the Secret River

by Kate Grenville
 

Grenville's amazing tale of how she came to write the Booker Prize-shortlisted The Secret River

Kate Grenville's The Secret River was one of the most loved novels of 2006. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, the story of William Thornhill and his journey from London to the other side of the world

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Grenville's amazing tale of how she came to write the Booker Prize-shortlisted The Secret River

Kate Grenville's The Secret River was one of the most loved novels of 2006. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, the story of William Thornhill and his journey from London to the other side of the world has moved and exhilarated hundreds of thousands of readers. Searching for the Secret River tells the story of how Grenville came to write this wonderful book. It is in itself an amazing story, beginning with Grenville's great-great-great grandfather. Grenville starts to investigate her ancestor, hoping to understand his life. She pursues him from Sydney to London and back, and slowly she begins to realize she must write about him. Searching for the Secret River maps this creative journey into fiction, and illuminates the importance of family in all our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781921145391
Publisher:
Text Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Kate Grenville is the author of The Idea of Perfection, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction; The Lieutenant; and Searching the Secret River, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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