Justine and Col and Mr Heggarty

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  • Published 20080902
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  • Extent: 296 pp
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The mango trees are behind Mr Heggarty’s milking shed. I can see them from the road, three dark cut-out shapes against the sky. I think about biting into the squishy fruit, the sugary juice. My mouth begins to water so I clear my throat and spit.

Mr Heggarty is our neighbour. Sometimes him and Col cart hay together.

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Julie Gittus

Julie Gittus is a central Victorian writer living in the historic town of Maldon.Her short stories have been broadcast on ABC radio and included...

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