Searching For The Secret River by Kate Grenville

Searching For The Secret River The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel Paperback Jul 5 2007

By Kate Grenville
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Kate Grenville's The Secret River was one of the most loved novels of 2006. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, the story of William Thornhill and his journey from London to the other side of the world has moved and exhilarated hundreds of thousands of readers. Searching for the Secret River tells the story of how Grenville came to write this wonderful book. It is in itself an amazing story, beginning with Grenville's great-great-great grandfather. Grenville starts to investigate her ancestor, hoping to understand his life. She pursues him from Sydney to London and back, and slowly she begins to realise she must write about him. Searching for the Secret River maps this creative journey into fiction, and illuminates the importance of family in all our lives.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publication date
Jul 5 2007
Language
English
Pages
240
ISBN-13
9781847670021
ISBN-10
1847670024
Weight
164g
Dimensions
129.0mm x 198.0mm