Secondhand. Good condition. Some edgewear. Small mark on right foredge. Pages have sunned.
Shortlisted for the 2008 Miles Franklin Award.
In the remote outback of Western Australia during WWII, an English anthropologist and his wife raise a lonely child, Perdita. Perdita becomes friends with a deaf and mute boy and an Aboriginal girl.
This is a story of a troubled childhood and the values of friendship, loyalty and sacrifice.