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Shepherd

Shepherd (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Jinks, Catherine

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Compulsive and terrifying adult fiction from renowned Australian author Catherine Jinks

ISBN 9781925773835
Barcode 9781925773835
Published 2 July 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781925773835
ISBN-10 1925773833
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Publication Date 2 July 2019
International Release Date 12 May 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Jinks, Catherine
Category Historical Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 17mm
Weight 318g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 990267

Description of this Book

Fourteen-year-old convict Tom Clay lives in a shepherd's hut in the bush, protecting his master's sheep from wild dogs. When a vicious fellow shepherd returns to ensure there are no witnesses to his crimes, the bush-crafty Tom and his hapless mate Rowdy face a life-and-death battle to survive.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review `Fast-paced, emotional, frightening and full of detail, it's history made as entertaining and as gripping as a night at the movies.' * Australian Women's Weekly on The Dark Mountain * 'I've always thought there should be more outback horror and Catherine Jinks has come up with the goods.' * Age on The Road *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Catherine Jinks' books for adults, young adults and children have been published in a dozen countries and have won numerous awards, including a Victorian Premier's Literary Award and the CBCA Book of the Year Award (four times). She lives in the Blue Mountains.

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