Set in a small, riverside community, this is a story of a river and the people who rely on it--such as Rose, who lives in a house overlooking the river, grieving for her dead father while waiting for her baby to be born. It is also the story of Danny, another refugee from a life elsewhere, hiding from his violent father and dreaming of owning some riverfront property. There are also the locals, the "river old-timers"--and a newcomer who cares nothing for them or the secrets of their past. Set over the course of a long, hot, ...

The River Baptists 2008, Allen & Unwin Academic

ISBN-13: 9781741751932

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