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Swords and Crowns and Rings - Text Classics

Swords and Crowns and Rings - Text Classics

Author: Ruth Park; Alice Pung (Introduction by)
Series: Text Classics Ser.
$12.95(AUD)  inc GST
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Description
Jackie Hanna, born with dwarfism, and Cushie Moy, the girl next door, share an innocent love--a love that will be censured, but will persevere. This is the story of the triumph of a special kind of courage.
Ruth Park's Miles Franklin-winning novel brilliantly evokes Australia in the Great Depression.
Promotion info

The Text Classics series will continue receive the following publicity and marketing support: * Interviews with authors and introducers, and syndication of introductions, in literary magazines and broadsheet newspapers nationally * Significant budget for print advertising including literary magazines and bookseller catalogues * Online promotions, including advertising and giveaways, on Facebook and Twitter * Reading group notes, series trailer and events listings on dedicated website: www.textclassics.com.au

Awards

Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 1977.

Author description

Born in New Zealand in 1917, Ruth Park spent most of her adult life in Australia. She was widely read and well-loved for her books, which were as equally successful for adults as for children. She is best known for the novels The Harp in the South, Poor Man’s Orange … »

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781922079510
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : October 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : pb
  • : Paperback
  • : Ruth Park; Alice Pung (Introduction by)
  • : 400