Mallee Boys

Mallee Boys

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Sometimes I feel like I'm neither one thing nor another. I live in the Mallee but I don't like the desert. I live on a farm but I get hay fever and I'm scared of goats. I like school but my best mates don't. I'm stuck between stuff. It's like I'm not meant to be here but I am.

Sandy Douglas knows that life at fifteen is hard, but it's even harder when your mother died a year ago and nothing's gone right since. His brother Red, on the other hand, is eighteen now and working the farm. He's amped up on rage and always looking for a fight. And then there's their dad Tom. He does his best, but - really - he doesn't have a clue.

As Sandy and Red deal with girls, dirt biking, footy and friendship, both boys have to work out who they want to be, without their mum around. The Mallee, where they live, may seem like the middle of nowhere, but it turns out this is going to be one hell of a year.

Winner of the 2016 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 12.45mm | 260g
  • Kent Town, Australia
  • English
  • 1743055005
  • 9781743055007
  • 133,260

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147 ratings
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