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The last dingo summer / Jackie French.

By: French, Jackie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: Sydney, NSW : Angus & Robertson, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 323 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781460753217 (paperback).Subject(s): Murder -- Investigation -- Juvenile fiction | Vietnamese -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Juvenile fiction | Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction | Country life -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction | Nineteen seventies -- Juvenile fiction | Australian fiction | Young adult fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: A body has been found in the burned-out wreckage of the church at Gibber's Creek with older skeletons lying beneath it. The corpse is identified as that of Ignatius Mervyn, the man who attempted to kill Jed Kelly and her unborn child. Newcomer Fish Johnstone is drawn into the murder investigation, convinced that the local police are on the wrong track with their enquiries. But as she digs beneath the warm and welcoming surface of the Gibber's Creek community, more secrets emerge. Fish must also face her own mystery - the sudden reappearance and then disappearance of her father, a Vietnamese refugee she never knew. As the last dingo howls on the hills above the river, Fish finds that Gibber's Creek has many secrets. And some of them are deadly.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Keilor Library
Teenage Fiction T FREN Available IA2004219
Junior Deer Park Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T FREN Available IA2004208
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"Ancient secrets can be deadly..." -- Cover.

"Tonight as the moon bounces above the ridge, I will hear the dingo hoel again." -- Cover.

A body has been found in the burned-out wreckage of the church at Gibber's Creek with older skeletons lying beneath it. The corpse is identified as that of Ignatius Mervyn, the man who attempted to kill Jed Kelly and her unborn child. Newcomer Fish Johnstone is drawn into the murder investigation, convinced that the local police are on the wrong track with their enquiries. But as she digs beneath the warm and welcoming surface of the Gibber's Creek community, more secrets emerge. Fish must also face her own mystery - the sudden reappearance and then disappearance of her father, a Vietnamese refugee she never knew. As the last dingo howls on the hills above the river, Fish finds that Gibber's Creek has many secrets. And some of them are deadly.

Adolescent.

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