The Night CountryBook - 1998
THE NIGHT COUNTRY an enchanting and inspiring story from one of Australia's most popular authors, Bryce Courtenay, which draws on the author's childhood in Africa.Towards the end of the Great Depression a young boy goes with his sister to stay at a farm while their mother is ill. There, during a scorching African summer, he witnesses a trial and punishment which will forever remind him of white men's cruelty to black people.Beautifully packaged with striking watercolour illustrations, THE NIGHT COUNTRY is a fable for all ages - a powerful account of the strength that lives within us all.
Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books Australia, 1998
Branch Call Number: FIC Court 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 87 p. :,col. ill