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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 No Place Like Home
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'From bestselling author and award-winning journalist Caroline Overington comes another thought-provoking and heart-rending story, that reaches from the heart of Bondi to a small village in Tanzania. Shortly after 9.30 in the morning, a young man walks into Surf City, Bondi's newest shopping complex. He's wearing a dark grey hoodie and a bomb around his neck. Just a few minutes later he is locked in a shop on the upper floor. And trapped with him are four innocent bystanders. For police chaplain Paul Doherty, called to the scene by Senior Sergeant Boehm, it's a story that will end as tragically as it began. For this is clearly no ordinary siege. The boy, known as Ali Khan, seems as frightened as his hostages and has yet to utter a single word. The seconds tick by for the five in the shop: Mitchell, the talented schoolboy; Mouse, the shop assistant; Kimmi, the nail-bar technician; and Roger Callaghan, the real estate agent whose reason for being in Bondi that day is far from innocent. And of course there's Ali Khan. Is he the embodiment of evil, as the villagers in his Tanzanian birthplace believe? Or just an innocent boy, betrayed at every turn, who just wants a place to call home?' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Helen

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2013 .
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      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2013
      ISBN: 1742758010, 9781742758015
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2014 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 September 2014
      ISBN: 9781742758022

Other Formats

  • Also braille.
  • Also dyslexic edition
  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

Book Review – No Place Like Home by Caroline Overington Joanne Peulen , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2013;

— Review of No Place Like Home Caroline Overington , 2013 single work novel
[Review] No Place Like Home Charley Rico , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 23-29 October no. 954 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of No Place Like Home Caroline Overington , 2013 single work novel
[Review] No Place Like Home Charley Rico , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 23-29 October no. 954 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of No Place Like Home Caroline Overington , 2013 single work novel
Book Review – No Place Like Home by Caroline Overington Joanne Peulen , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2013;

— Review of No Place Like Home Caroline Overington , 2013 single work novel
Last amended 22 May 2019 08:41:13
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  • Bondi, Bondi area, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
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    Tanzania,
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    East Africa, Africa,
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