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Ash Road - a book by Southall, Ivan

Ash Road

Ash Road( )
Author: Southall, Ivan
Introduction by: Saxby, Maurice
Series title:Text Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-922148-53-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

The best selling Ash Road is an action-packed adventure story, so evocative of rural Australia you can taste the Eucalyptus.

It's hot, dry and sweaty on Ash Road, where Graham, Harry and Wallace are getting their first taste of independence, camping, just the three of them. When they accidentally light a bushfire no one would have guessed how far it would go. All along Ash Road fathers go off to fight the fires and mothers help in the first aid centres....
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Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Young Adult Fiction / General
Author Biography
Southall, Ivan (Author)
Australian author Ivan Southall was born on June 8, 1921. During World War II, he was a pilot and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his sinking of a German U-boat in 1944. After the war, he wrote an account of his squadron entitled They Shall Not Pass Unseen. Throughout his lifetime, he wrote more than 60 books for both children and adults. He won numerous awards for his work including the 1969 Picture Book of the Year award for Sly Old Wardrobe, the 1971 Carnegie Medal for Josh, and the 2003 International Phoenix Award for The Long Night Watch. He won four Australian Children's Book of the Year awards for Ash Road, To the Wild Sky, Bread and Honey, and Fly West. He also won the Order of Australia in 1981 and the Emeritus Award in 1993 for his contribution to Australian literature.He died of cancer on November 15, 2008 at the age of 87.

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