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The Otto Bin Empire: Clive's Story is a tellingly poignant short story from bestselling author Judy Nunn. Also includes an extract from her new novel, Spirits of the Ghan.

The Otto Bin Empire: Clive's Story is a tellingly poignant short story from bestselling author Judy Nunn. Also includes an extract from her new novel, Spirits of the Ghan.

To the members of the Otto Bin Empire – the homeless men and women who gather around the plastic bins near the docks – Clive is an enigmatic addition to their ranks. Intelligent, healthy and always well presented, even Clive struggles to understand why he finds himself at the bottom of the barrel. How did it happen?

‘I’m just a bloke going through a period of adjustment,’ he tells himself, ‘I’ll be back on my feet soon.’

But as the weeks turn into months Clive slowly adjusts to his circumstances. He finds tolerance, acceptance and friendship and slowly begins to see humanity in its purest light. He finally realises that dignity, self-respect and honour are to be found in abundance in the Otto Bin Empire … and who knows? Perhaps even love.

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    9781925324853

    October 1, 2015

    RHA eBooks Adult

    48 pages

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Also by Judy Nunn

Spirits of the Ghan
Sanctuary
Oskar the Pole
The Great Australian Writers' Collection 2013
Elianne
Just South of Rome
The Wardrobe
The House on Hill Street
The House on Hill Street (Storycuts)
The Wardrobe (Storycuts)
Tiger Men
Judy Nunn Free Sampler
Kal
Maralinga
Floodtide
Heritage
Pacific
Beneath The Southern Cross
Territory
Araluen
Centre Stage
The Glitter Game

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