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Tommo & Hawk, Bryce Courtenay

Label
Tommo & Hawk
Title
Tommo & Hawk
Statement of responsibility
Bryce Courtenay
Title variation
Tommo and Hawk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart. Together they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots at the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and weaknesses in order to survive. Especially in their last, worst confrontation between good and evil. Brilliantly evoking a time of struggle and triumph in the young colonies, Bryce Courtenay has created an unforgettable tale of the enduring bond between two brothers
  • Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart Town. Together, they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots at the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and weaknesses in order to survive. Along the way, Hawk meets Maggie Pye, who brings love and laughter into his life. But the demons of Tommo's past return to haunt the brothers. With Tommo at his side, Hawk takes on a fight against all odds to save what they cherish most. In the final confrontation between good and evil, three magpie feathers become the symbol of Tommo and Hawk's rites of passage
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Awards note
Shortlisted for Best of the Bestsellers 1998.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • The potato factory trilogy
  • Australian trilogy
Series volume
  • 2
  • 2
Tommo & Hawk, Bryce Courtenay
Label
Tommo & Hawk, Bryce Courtenay
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: Potato factory
  • Prequel to: Solomon's song
  • Followed by: Solomon's song
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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
286562
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
672 pages
Isbn
9780143004578
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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System control number
(Sirsi) NP286562

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