AustLit logo
Up Close 1 : The Boy Spy single work   interview  
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Up Close 1 : The Boy Spy
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'ABC journalist and science writer Ian Townsend cut his teeth as a novelist in 2007 with Affection, which told the story of a plague outbreak in 1900. His next novel, The Devil’s Eye, was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award in 2009. Now with Line of Fire, he turns his pen to narrative non-fiction to tell the story of Richard Manson, an 11-year-old boy who was accused of espionage and shot by the Japanese during World War II in New Guinea' (Introduction)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Good Reading February 2017 10913080 2017 periodical issue 2017 pg. 16
Last amended 24 Mar 2017 12:21:35
Subjects:
  • Line of Fire Ian Townsend , 2017 single work non-fiction biography
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X