y Nine Parts Water single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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'In a world where children are taken from their parents, and people are separated from their homeland, to survive is a miracle; to belong is a luxury...Cal Brodie, ex-pro-surfer, has always existed in a man's world. As a teenager in the 1980s she was the next-best-thing in women's surfing...It was a time when female surfers were a novelty - worse: a joke. In the surf, men with names like 'Worm', 'Drongo', and 'Two Dogs' dropped in, snaked and jeered. Fifteen years later, Cal has long given up surfing; and shapes surfboards for a living - a solitary, anonymous art. Meanwhile, twenty-one-year-old Hassan, on the run from immigration, finds himself in Tungalla Bay, where his life intersects with Cal, and the beautiful but troubled Nina - Cal's surfing protegee... A native title claim threatens Cal's hold on her history, Hassan's place in the world; and Nina's identity. Cal just wants to be left alone. Nina wants to surf. Hassan wants to find a home, and to play soccer. But life is rarely so simple...This is a story about all the usual things: belonging, identity, friendship, love, redemption. And about growing up in a small town that is getting bigger; and a large world that is getting smaller...Oh, and the search for the perfect wave.' (Author's abstract from website, http://www.emmahardman.com/index.htm)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Dennis Hardman and Eileen Hardman

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Sharon Athanasos , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 86 no. 9 2007; (p. 59)

— Review of Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
Novel Gazing Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bulletin The , 7 August vol. 125 no. 6581 2007; (p. 53)

— Review of Whitecap James Woodford 2007 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel ; The Anatomy of Wings Karen Foxlee 2006 single work novel
Troubled Waters Katharine England , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 25 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of The River Baptists Belinda Castles 2006 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
Tale Makes Waves, but Sticks to the Shallows Dorothy Johnston , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 August 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Other Country Stephen Scourfield 2007 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
Untitled Sharon Athanasos , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 86 no. 9 2007; (p. 59)

— Review of Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
Novel Gazing Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bulletin The , 7 August vol. 125 no. 6581 2007; (p. 53)

— Review of Whitecap James Woodford 2007 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel ; The Anatomy of Wings Karen Foxlee 2006 single work novel
Troubled Waters Katharine England , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 25 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of The River Baptists Belinda Castles 2006 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
Tale Makes Waves, but Sticks to the Shallows Dorothy Johnston , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 August 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Other Country Stephen Scourfield 2007 single work novel ; Nine Parts Water Emma Hardman 2007 single work novel
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