The Resource The better son, Katherine Johnson

The better son, Katherine Johnson

Label
The better son
Title
The better son
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Johnson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1952. Tasmania. The green, rolling hills of the dairy town Mole Creek have a dark underside - a labyrinthine underworld of tunnels that stretch for countless miles, caverns the size of cathedrals and underground rivers that flood after heavy rain. The caves are dangerous places, forbidden to children. But this is Tasmania - an island at the end of the earth. Here, rules are made to be broken. For two young brothers, a hidden cave a short walk from the family farm seems the perfect escape from their abusive, shell-shocked father - until the older brother goes missing. Fearful of his father, nine-year-old Kip lies about what happened. It is a decision that will haunt him for the rest of his life. Fifty years later, Kip - now an award-winning scientist - has a young son of his own, but cannot look at him without seeing his lost brother, Tommy. On a mission of atonement, he returns to the cave they called Kubla to discover if it's ever too late to set things right. To have a second chance. To be the father he never had. The Better Son is a richly imaginative and universal story about the danger of secrets, the beauty in forgiveness and the enthralling power of Tasmania's unique natural landscapes
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The better son, Katherine Johnson
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The better son, Katherine Johnson
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn960168911
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9781925183399
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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