Black Water by David Metzenthen

Black Water

David Metzenthen
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  • ISBN
    9780143005612 / 0143005618
  • Title Black Water
  • Author David Metzenthen
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Format
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 300
  • Publisher
    Penguin Books Australia
  • Imprint Penguin Books Australia
  • Dimensions 198mm


Beautifully written and brilliantly told, this is the epic story of two boys' struggle to make their way in a difficult world. Ages 13+.

Publisher Description

“When Farren Fox's father is missing at sea, all Farren wants is for his brother, Danny, to come home from Gallipoli. But when Danny does return from the war, he is vastly changed. And with the arrival of the mysterious child Souki, the sole survivor of a midnight shipwreck, the lives of both Fox brothers are altered forever”—P. [4] of cover.

Shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2007.
Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Young Adult Book 2007.

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