Wheelers Books
Freedom Swimmer

Freedom Swimmer (Paperback)

By Chim, Wai

  • RRP: $16.99
  • $12.74
  • Save $4.25
  • In Stock At Publisher

Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's .Great Leap Forward., and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields withhis fellow villagers...When a group of city boys come to the village as part of a government re-education program, Ming and his frie...nds aren.t sure what to make of the new arrivals. They.re intellectuals not used to hard labour and village life. But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two couldn.t be more different, but slowly they form a bond over evening swims and dreamlike discussions...But as the bitterness of life under the Party begins to take its toll on both boys, they begin to imagine the impossible: freedom.
Read more

ISBN 9781760113414
Published AU 24 Aug 2016
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (5 other possible title(s) available)
157 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781760113414
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Published 24 Aug 2016
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Chim, Wai
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
CBCA Book of the Year Notables 2017: Younger Readers
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 250g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult