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Madelaine Dickie

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Fremantle Arts Centre Prs
04 December 2019
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adventure
Ava has just landed a job as a reporter in Gubinge, a tiny tropical town in Australia's north.

Gubinge has a way of getting under the skin. Ava is hooked on the thrill of going hand-to-hand with barramundi, awed by country, and stunned by pindan sunsets. But a bitter collision between a native title group and a Japanese-owned uranium mining company is ripping the community in half.

From the rodeos and fishing holes of northern Australia, to the dazzling streets of night-time Tokyo, Ava is swept in pursuit of the story. Will Gerro Blue destroy Burrika country? Or will a uranium mine lift its people from poverty? And can Ava hold on to her principles if she gives in to her desire for Noah, the local Burrika boss?
By:   Madelaine Dickie
Imprint:   Fremantle Arts Centre Prs
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 206mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   230g
ISBN:   9781925815504
ISBN 10:   1925815501
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   04 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Madelaine Dickie won two grants this year, one from Copyright Agency Limited and another from the WA State Government, to write her next novel in Mexico. She's also in the running for a WA Premier's Award. Her Hungerford Award winning debut book, Troppo, was shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis and Dobbie Awards. She is a young regional writer whose day job is as a journalist.

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