As the River Runs

As the River Runs

by Stephen Scourfield
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As the River Runs by Stephen Scourfield

A secret plan is being cooked up to bring water from the monsoonal north of Australia to the south. But Government minister Michael Mooney needs to find out what opposition he might face around the river valley. He sends Kate Kennedy, his young, career-minded Chief of Staff, and political fixer Jack Cole on a ‘fact-finding’ trip. Ex-greenie Dylan Ward is their guide. Respected by both the mining industry and Aboriginal elder Vincent Yimi, Dylan is unaware that he has been compromised until their journey takes some unexpected turns. But as they travel through the wild river country, Kate begins to see Dylan and the world around her in a new light. As The River Runs is a powerful ode to one of Australia’s most stunning regions, from an author who writes with red dust in his veins.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781742585154
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 507 KB

About the Author

Stephen Scourfield, author, journalist, travel editor, and photographer, has travelled extensively throughout the world. His journeys in Australia, including more than a million kilometres on roads and tracks around Western Australia, have given him a deep understanding of the continent’s human and geographic landscape. The relationship of humans to landscape has become a central theme of his writing. His first novel, Other Country, was the fiction winner in the WA Premier’s Book Award 2007, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and longlisted for the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Stephen Scourfield is a recipient of a United Nations Media Award and has twice been named Australia’s Best Travel Writer, in 2011 and 2009.

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