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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Minnow
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'Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it’s time to move out—Tom is pregnant with Bill’s baby.

'Jonah lets her move in with him. Mrs Peck gives her the Fishmaster Super Series tackle box. Nana is full of gentle good advice and useful sayings.

'And in her longing for what is lost, Tom talks to fish: Oscar the carp in the pet shop, little Sarah catfish who might be her sister, an unhelpful turtle in a tank at the maternity ward. And the minnow.

'The Minnow is a moving and powerful coming-of-age story with a whimsical element that belies the heartbreaking truth of grief and loss. Tom is a character you will never forget.' (Publication summary)

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  • Dedication: for mum

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 263p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 28 May 2014
      ISBN: 9781922182012

Works about this Work

The Minnow by Diana Sweeney Miffy Farquharson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 22 no. 2 2014; (p. 34)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
Undertows Maya Linden , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 364 2014; (p. 47)

— Review of Are You Seeing Me? Darren Groth , 2014 single work novel ; The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
Review : Young Adult Fiction Joy Lawn , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 July 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of The Cracks in the Kingdom Jaclyn Moriarty , 2014 single work novel ; Tigerfish David Metzenthen , 2014 single work novel ; The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
Flood of Emotions Fiona Purdon , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 June 2014; (p. 18)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
'Former model Diana Sweeney's debut novel chronicles the life of a girl who family was torn apart by floods...'
[Review] The Minnow Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 29 no. 2 2014; (p. 43)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
[Review] The Minnow Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 29 no. 2 2014; (p. 43)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
Flood of Emotions Fiona Purdon , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 June 2014; (p. 18)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
'Former model Diana Sweeney's debut novel chronicles the life of a girl who family was torn apart by floods...'
Review : Young Adult Fiction Joy Lawn , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 July 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of The Cracks in the Kingdom Jaclyn Moriarty , 2014 single work novel ; Tigerfish David Metzenthen , 2014 single work novel ; The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
Undertows Maya Linden , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 364 2014; (p. 47)

— Review of Are You Seeing Me? Darren Groth , 2014 single work novel ; The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
The Minnow by Diana Sweeney Miffy Farquharson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 22 no. 2 2014; (p. 34)

— Review of The Minnow Diana Sweeney , 2014 single work novel
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