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The lucky galah, Tracy Sorensen

Label
The lucky galah
Title
The lucky galah
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Sorensen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A ... novel about fate, Australia and what it means to be human - it just happens to be narrated by a galah called Lucky. It's 1969 and a remote coastal town in Western Australia is poised to play a pivotal part in the moon landing. Perched on the red dunes of its outskirts looms the great Dish: a relay for messages between Apollo 11 and Houston, Texas. Radar technician Evan Johnson and his colleagues stare, transfixed, at the moving images on the console - although his glossy young wife, Linda, seems distracted. Meanwhile the people of Port Badminton have gathered to watch Armstrong's small step on a single television sitting centre stage in the old theatre. The Kelly family, a crop of redheads, sit in rare silence. Roo shooters at the back of the hall squint through their rifles to see the tiny screen. I'm in my cage on the Kellys' back verandah. I sit here, unheard, underestimated, biscuit crumbs on my beak. But fate is a curious thing. For just as Evan Johnson's story is about to end (and perhaps with a giant leap), my story prepares to take flight..."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The lucky galah, Tracy Sorensen
Label
The lucky galah, Tracy Sorensen
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1015182404
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781760552657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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