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Desert fish / Cherise Saywell.

By: Saywell, Cherise.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Vintage Books, 2011Description: 319 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781864711158 (pbk.).Subject(s): Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Abandoned children -- Fiction | Australian fictionDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Gilly lives in a drought-ridden small town in 1970s Australia. She's left school but hasn't found a job, it's always hot and life seems a little pointless. Then Pete arrives. Golden-skinned with a kind smile and relaxed attitude, he boards with Gilly and her family and breaks the tension between her philandering father and anxious-to-please mother. Gilly can't help but fall in love with him and one sultry night, she gets what she wants. A few weeks later, Pete disappears and Gilly finds out she's pregnant. She wants Pete so badly she'll do what it takes to find him and keep him, at any cost.
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Fiction SAYW Available I7016010
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Gilly lives in a drought-ridden small town in 1970s Australia. She's left school but hasn't found a job, it's always hot and life seems a little pointless. Then Pete arrives. Golden-skinned with a kind smile and relaxed attitude, he boards with Gilly and her family and breaks the tension between her philandering father and anxious-to-please mother. Gilly can't help but fall in love with him and one sultry night, she gets what she wants. A few weeks later, Pete disappears and Gilly finds out she's pregnant. She wants Pete so badly she'll do what it takes to find him and keep him, at any cost.

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