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y separately published work icon The Last Dingo Summer single work   novel   crime  
Is part of The Matilda Saga Jackie French , 2010 series - author novel (number 8 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 The Last Dingo Summer
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'A killer lurks behind the kindness of the Gibber's Creek community. Under the burnt timber of the church, the police have found the body of Merv Ignatious, the man who so viciously attacked Jed Kelly when she was fifteen, and tried to kill her and her unborn child in last year's bushfire.

'And also in the church lie skeletons from many years ago.

'Newcomer Fish Johnstone refuses to believe Jed Kelly's husband, Sam McAlpine, killed Merv to save his wife and child, as the police suspect. Nor could heavily pregnant Jed have killed him nor Scarlett, who is now at last managing to leave her wheelchair to walk a few steps.

'But Fish must also face her own mystery - a father who recently appeared as a Vietnamese 'boat person' refugee, but has vanished once again.

'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.

'Set in the late 1970s, this haunting story shows how love and kindness can create the courage to face the past.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2018 .
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      Extent: 336p.p.
      • Published 16 November 2018.

      ISBN: 9781460753217, 1460753216
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