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Ruby Murray Ruby Murray i(A122284 works by) (a.k.a. Ruby Joy Murray)
Born: Established: 1983 ;
Gender: Female
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Ruby Murray is based in Melbourne. She is the winner of the 2009 Alan Marshall Short Story Award and an academic researcher with a background in environmental politics and deliberative democratic theory.

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Running Dogs 2012 single work novel

'Jakarta, 1997, and the city is on the verge of a revolution.

'Even the Jordan children — Petra, Isaak and Paul — can feel it coming, shaking the edges of their privileged, protected expat world.

'Years later, Diana, an Australian development worker, moves to Jakarta and becomes entwined in the powerful Jordans' adult lives. As the monsoon descends, and the Jordans begin to fall apart, Diana sinks into the half-light of their past, where rumour and religion define the contours of the real, and the rules of the game change according to who is playing.

'Set in a global city of poverty, beauty, corruption and extreme wealth, Running Dogs is a novel about power and responsibility; about the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive, and the damage they can do.' (From the publisher's website.)

2013 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2013 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards UTS Award for New Writing
2013 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
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