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Is part of Barrumbi Leonie Robin Norrington , 2003 series - author children's fiction (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 The Spirit of Barrumbi
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From Kinetica: While camped at Barrumbi, the place of water, 15 year-old Sean Murphy secretly leaves to climb Death Adder Ridge, which he knows is prohibited as it is a spirit place. After a fall, he seeks shelter in a cave, where he is kept captive by old men, who seek to teach Sean to respect Aboriginal spirituality.

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  • Sequel to The Barrumbi Kids.
  • Included in the 2004 White Ravens Catalogue compiled by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany. Special mention; international understanding.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 2003 .
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      Extent: 213p.
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      ISBN: 1862915520

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