FOREIGN SOIL

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Winner: Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist 2015Literary Fiction Of The Year, Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2015Debut Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2015Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013Shorlisted:ABIA Matt Richell ...

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  • ISBN: 9780733637988
  • Author: Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Product Type: Novel
  • Format: Paperback
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FOREIGN SOIL

Winner: Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist 2015Literary Fiction Of The Year, Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2015Debut Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2015Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013Shorlisted:ABIA Matt Richell Award for New Writers 2015UTS Glenda Adams Debut Fiction, NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2015The Stella Prize 2015Longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award 2015Contains the brand new story AVIATION.'Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller, and this collection - written with exquisite sensitivity and yet uncompromising - will stay with you with the force of elemental truth. Clarke is the real deal, and will, if we're lucky, be an essential voice in world literature for years to come.' - Dave Eggers bestselling author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS and many more.'Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer.' - Hannah Kent, bestselling author of BURIAL RITES'an assured and skilful debut' - WEEKEND AUSTRALIANIn Melbourne's western suburbs, in a dilapidated block of flats overhanging the rattling Footscray train lines, a young black mother is working on a collection of stories. The book is called FOREIGN SOIL. Inside its covers, a desperate asylum seeker is pacing the hallways of Sydney's notorious Villawood detention centre, a seven-year-old Sudanese boy has found solace in a patchwork bike, an enraged black militant is on the warpath through the rebel squats of 1960s Brixton, a Mississippi housewife decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her son from small-town ignorance, a young woman leaves rural Jamaica in search of her destiny, and a Sydney schoolgirl loses her way. The young mother keeps writing, the rejection letters keep arriving . . .

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