The Resource A most peculiar act : a novel, Marie Munkara

A most peculiar act : a novel, Marie Munkara

Label
A most peculiar act : a novel
Title
A most peculiar act
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marie Munkara
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story follows the trials and tribulations of Sugar, a 16 year-old Aboriginal fringe-camp dweller. Set in Darwin during the Japanese bombing raids, we meet characters such as: Horatio Humphris (Horrid Hump), Chief Protector of Aborigines, teetotaller and 42 year old virgin; Ralphie Brown, who has the unedifying honour of being the only public servant to ever be sacked; Drew Hepplewaite, redneck racist and female patrol officer armed with balls of steel; and the Administrator's wife, Penelope, who has a fetish for anything oriental. Then there's Sugar's mate Nig Nog, who teaches Sugar a few
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.M84
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A most peculiar act : a novel, Marie Munkara
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; 1. Horrid Hump; 2. Sugar; 3. Shithole Creek; 4. Fall from Grace; 5. Drew; 6. Reign of Terror; 7. Ralphie; 8. Crash and Burn; 9. Honey; 10. In Limbo; 11. Who Invited Her?; 12. Next; 13. Au Contraire; 14. Crazy Times; 15. Clover; 16. Penelope; 17. Not Quite; 18. Turning Point; 19. Chou Chou; 20. Revenge; 21. Perfidy; 22. Oh Fickle Fate; 23. Prisoners of War; Acknowledgements; The Author
Control code
ocn877771518
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (171 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781922142061
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7d9997af-30df-49b3-ae5e-bd44b19930fc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30408222
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)877771518
  • pebco1922142042

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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