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  • Published 20111206
  • ISBN: 9781921758232
  • Extent: 232 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

IN 1985 I am twelve. The tropical north is nirvana, especially for a child previously so tightly pressed by English winters, closed footwear and the flat, grey monotony of a council estate. Townsville sighs into me with hot, wet breath, bringing me undone. I am unlaced, unchecked and often shoeless.

Willingly assaulted by an aggressive sun, my face freckles and the tips of my eyelashes turn blond. The sweaty limbs I throw wantonly towards the vast open sky caramelise within days as my family settles into a new home, a new life.

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Rachael S Morgan

Rachael S Morgan is a full-time writer based between the Gold Coast and Brisbane, with a background in Entertainment Journalism and Arts & Entertainment...

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