Better Reading Preview: Red Can Origami by Madelaine Dickie

Better Reading Preview: Red Can Origami by Madelaine Dickie

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Publisher details

Red Can Origami
Author
Madelaine Dickie
Publisher
Fremantle Press
Genre
Australian Fiction
Released
03 December, 2019

Synopsis

Ava has just landed a job as a reporter in Gubinge, a tiny tropical town in Australia's north.Gubinge has a way of getting under the skin. Ava is hooked on the thrill of going hand-to-hand with barramundi, awed by country, and stunned by pindan sunsets. But a bitter collision between a native title group and a Japanese-owned uranium mining company is ripping the community in half.From the rodeos and fishing holes of northern Australia, to the dazzling streets of night-time Tokyo, Ava is swept in pursuit of the story. Will Gerro Blue destroy Burrika country? Or will a uranium mine lift its people from poverty? And can Ava hold on to her principles if she gives in to her desire for Noah, the local Burrika boss?
Madelaine Dickie
About the author

Madelaine Dickie

Madelaine Dickie studied Creative Arts and Journalism at the University of Wollongong. In 2011 she received a Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Award to move to West Java, Indonesia, and complete her first novel. As part of this award, she worked with mentors at Universitas Padjadjaran and Universitas Islam Bandung.Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including GriffithREVIEW (2013), the American journal Creative Nonfiction (2012) and Hecate (2010). Her radio stories have been broadcast on Radio National and she also writes and rides for the surfboard company Treehouse Landscapes and Handshapes

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  1. This title and description sounds enticing.

  2. Judy Merrett says:

    Sounds interesting

  3. Victoria Anderson says:

    Sounds like an excellent read!

  4. Michelle Edwards says:

    Sounds like a great read. Would love to review this book. Thank you