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Boy Swallows Universe Paperback – 18 Mar 2019

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  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: 4th Estate - AU (18 March 2019)
  • ISBN-10: 1460757769
  • ISBN-13: 978-1460757765
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 3.2 x 19.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 299 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 47 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Trent Dalton is a staff writer for the Weekend Australian Magazine and a former assistant editor of The Courier Mail. He's a two-time winner of a Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism, a four-time winner of a Kennedy Award for Excellence in NSW Journalism and a four-time winner of the national News Awards Features Journalist of the Year. His debut novel, Boy Swallows Universe, published by HarperCollins in 2018, is a much-loved national bestseller and critically acclaimed, winning the 2019 Indie Book of the Year Award, the MUD Literary Prize, the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing and the People's Choice Award at the 2019 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. In addition, at the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards, the book won a record four ABIA Awards, including the prestigious Book of the Year Award. Boy Swallows Universe has been published across thirty-four English language and translation territories. 

 

 

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