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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Surfing for Wayan
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Thirteen-year-old Jacob's brother Joey visits Bali for a surfing trip and is killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. Jacob and his father go to Bali to locate Joey's body. There they meet Agung, whose own son, Wayan, was also killed in the blast. Four years later, Jacob returns to Bali.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has an Asian setting, and references to Indonesia.

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Works about this Work

On Travel, Lifelong Students, and Asking 'What If?' Steve Tolbert , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Access , vol. 19 no. 1 2005;
Tolbert discusses the origins of many of his works, and how they all began with a 'what if' question. Includes a discussion of works-in-progress that later became the short stories 'Surfing for Wayan,' 'Summits,' and 'Tunnelling Cu Chi.'
On Travel, Lifelong Students, and Asking 'What If?' Steve Tolbert , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Access , vol. 19 no. 1 2005;
Tolbert discusses the origins of many of his works, and how they all began with a 'what if' question. Includes a discussion of works-in-progress that later became the short stories 'Surfing for Wayan,' 'Summits,' and 'Tunnelling Cu Chi.'
Last amended 13 Mar 2012 14:42:35
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  • Kuta, Bali,
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    Indonesia,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Australia,
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  • 2002-2006
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