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It's 1840, and life in colonial Australia is brutal. Thirteen-year-old convict Tom Clay lives in an outback shepherd’s hut, protecting his master’s sheep from wild dogs. He keeps company with fellow...

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“A breakneck pursuit. An intense evocation of the Australian bush. Tightly wound but evoking remarkable tenderness.”—Jock Serong, author of On the Java Ridge

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