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ISBN: 9780733632570
Publisher: Hachette
Published: 29 April, 2014
Format: eBook
Language: English
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Editions: 5 other editions of this product

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Foreign Soil

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WINNER- Indie Book Awards 2015 (Best Debut Fiction Book) WINNER- The ABIA Award (Literary Fiction Book of the Year) 2015 WINNER- Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists of 2015 WINNER- Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013 Shortlisted for The Stella Prize 2015 Shortlisted for the ABIA Award (The Matt Richell Award for New Writer) 2015 Longlisted for The Dobbie Literary Award (first time published) 2015 In this collection of award-winning stories, Melbourne writer Maxine Beneba Clarke has given a voice to the disenfranchised, the lost, the downtrodden and the mistreated. It will challenge you, it will have you by the heartstrings. This is contemporary fiction at its finest. "Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller, and this collection -- written with exquisite sensitivity and yet uncompromising -- will stay with you with the force of elemental truth. Clarke is the real deal, and will, if we're lucky, be an essential voice in world literature for years to come." - Dave Eggers bestselling author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and many more. "Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer." - Hannah Kent, bestselling author of Burial Rites 'an assured and skilful debut' - The Weekend Australian In Melbourne's western suburbs, in a dilapidated block of flats overhanging the rattling Footscray train lines, a young black mother is working on a collection of stories. The book is called Foreign Soil. Inside its covers, a desperate asylum seeker is pacing the hallways of Sydney's notorious Villawood detention centre, a seven-year-old Sudanese boy has found solace in a patchwork bike, an enraged black militant is on the warpath through the rebel squats of 1960s Brixton, a Mississippi housewife decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her son from small-town ignorance, a young woman leaves rural Jamaica in search of her destiny, and a Sydney schoolgirl loses her way. The young mother keeps writing, the rejection letters keep arriving...

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