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Salt Creek

Salt Creek( )
Author: Treloar, Lucy
Publication Date:Oct 2015, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.99
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Salt Creek, 1855, lies at the far reaches of the remote, beautiful and inhospitable coastal region, the Coorong, in the new province of South Australia. The area, just opened to graziers willing to chance their luck, becomes home to Stanton Finch and his large family, including fifteen - year - old Hester Finch. Once wealthy political activists, the Finch family has fallen on hard times. Cut adrift from the polite society they were raised to be part of, Hester and her siblings make...
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Treloar, Lucy (Author)
Lucy Treloar was born in Malaysia. She was educated in England, Sweden and Melbourne and is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and RMIT. She is an editor. Her work focuses on English language translations of a diverse range of materials. She writes short fiction. Her story Wrecking Ball was published in Best Australian Stories 2013. Her non-fiction has been published in a range of print media. Her first novel is Salt Creek.

Her awards and recognitions include the 2011 Asialink Writer's Residency to Cambodia; the 2012 Writing Australia Unpublished Manuscript Award and a 2013 Varuna Publisher Fellowship for The Things We Tell Ourselves, and she was the winner of the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Pacific) for The Dog and the Sea. The 2016 Indie Book Awards for Best Debut Fiction, and the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards Matt Richell award for new writers went to Salt Creek. The 2016 Dobbie Literary award, for a first-time published female author, was also awarded to her for the novel Salt Creek.


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