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Metal Fish, Falling Snow

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Published: July 2020
For Ages: Middle to Upper Secondary
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Author: Cath Moore
Category: Fiction / Fiction
Published By: Text Publishing
 
Published: 14-Jul-2020
Format: Paperback, 288 pages, 196x129mm
ISBN: 9781922330079
Stock Code: 2330079
Product Description
 
Dylan and her adored French mother dream of one day sailing across the ocean to France. Paris, Dylan imagines, is a place where her black skin won't make her stand out, a place where she might feel she belongs.

But when she loses her mother in a freak accident, Dylan finds herself on a very different journey- a road trip across outback Australia in the care of her mother's grieving boyfriend, Pat. As they travel through remote towns further and further from the water that Dylan longs for, she and Pat form an unlikely bond. One that will be broken when he leaves her with the family she has never known.

Metal Fish, Falling Snow is a warm, funny and highly original portrait of a young girl's search for identity and her struggle to deal with grief. Through families lost and found, this own-voices story celebrates the resilience of the human heart and our need to know who we truly are.

'Breathtaking...one of the most moving books I've read in ages.' Vikki Wakefield