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The Boat
The Boat Nam Le
In 1979, Nam Le's family left Vietnam for Australia, an experience that inspires the first and last stories in The Boat. In between, however, Le's imagination lays claim to the world.
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Beneath the Darkening Sky
Beneath the Darkening Sky Majok Tulba
A searing new Australian literary talent with a novel combining McCarthy's The Road with Conrad's Heart of Darkness.
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The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi
The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi Robin de Crespigny
Robin de Crespigny's The People Smuggler is the gripping, inspiring story of one man's escape from Saddam's Iraq to become 'the Oskar Schindler of Asia'.
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Leila's Secret
Leila's Secret Kooshyar Karimi
Spellbinding and heartbreaking, Leila's Secret shows us everyday life for women in a country where it can be a crime to fall in love. But for all its tragedy, this unforgettable book is paradoxically uplifting, told from the heart of Kooshyar's immense sympathy, in the hope that each of us – and the stories we tell – can make a difference.
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Journey of a Thousand Storms
Journey of a Thousand Storms Kooshyar Karimi
In Journey of a Thousand Storms Kooshyar Karimi, author of Leila’s Secret, tells his gripping personal story of surviving prison in Iran and life as a refugee before finding success in Australia.
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When Elephants Fight
When Elephants Fight Majok Tulba
A haunting coming-of-age novel from one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Novelists of the Year (2013), author of the acclaimed Beneath the Darkening Sky
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