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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Refugee : The Diary of Ali Ismail
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'Ali Ismail is a refugee. Fleeing persecution in Afghanistan, Ali is smuggled away from his family. He eventually finds himself on a ramshackle boat bound for Australia. But instead of winning freedom, Ali and his companions are taken to a detention centre in the South Australian outback. For twelve long months, as he waits to find out whether he will be allowed to stay, Ali must endure the hardship and despair of mandatory detention. He briefly experiences life outside the razor-wire fences of Woomera - but all too soon he must return, to await his fate.' (Source: bookseller's website.)

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Notes

  • 'Woomera, 2001-2002' - Cover

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing subset because it has an Afghani character, and Asian settings.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2006 .
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      Extent: 215p.
      ISBN: 9781865049199
      Series: y separately published work icon My Australian Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Gosford : Scholastic Press , 2005- Z1398313 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's A series of children's books, many of them historical fiction, that each highlight an aspect of Australian experience. Written in diary form.

Works about this Work

Untitled Fran Knight , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 21 no. 4 2006; (p. 38)

— Review of Refugee : The Diary of Ali Ismail Alan Sunderland , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Fran Knight , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 21 no. 4 2006; (p. 38)

— Review of Refugee : The Diary of Ali Ismail Alan Sunderland , 2006 single work children's fiction
Last amended 9 Aug 2017 17:00:52
Settings:
  • Woomera, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
  • c
    Afghanistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Pakistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Indonesia,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • 2001-2002
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