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ISBN: 9781922089632
Pages: 244
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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The Break

Written by Deb Fitzpatrick

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The south-west coast is the kind of place people escape to. Unless you have lived there all your life, in which case, you long to get away.

Rosie and Cray chuck in their city jobs for Margaret River while Liza, Ferg and Sam have been there forever, working the family farm. Under pressure from developers the families unite against change. But when a natural disaster strikes, change is inevitable.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

The Break will resonate with fans of Tim Winton, as Fitzpatrick writes about the natural environment with similar texture and intensity.’ Books+Publishing

‘There is some startlingly good, original and moving writing about landscape and place in this novel.’ Canberra Times

‘Quiet, refined, and captivating, The Break explores the emotional fissures that open up inside and between people, and, ultimately, how those rifts are healed.’ Australian Book Review


Pages: 244
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781922089632
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Deb Fitzpatrick

Deb Fitzpatrick is the author of six novels. Her young adult novels (90 packets of instant noodles and Have you seen Ally Queen?) were named Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia; two of her books have been shortlisted in the West Australian Young Readers Book Awards (WAYRBAs); and her middle grade book […]