Long Way From Home

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Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive.

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Longlisted for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize

Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal car race around the continent, over roads no car can ever quite survive.

Set during the 1950s in the dying embers of the British Empire, A Long Way from Home is a thrilling high-speed story, illuminating a country’s relationship with its own ancient culture, and the love made and hurt caused along the way.

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Weight 0.314 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

385

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K