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Author Winch, Tara June, author.

Title The yield : a novel / Tara June Winch.

Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Seneca PL Adult Fiction - SEBB-3  FIC WINCH    AVAILABLE
Edition First Edition.
Description 343 pages : map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "Knowing that he will soon die, Albert 'Poppy' Gondiwindi takes pen to paper. His life has been spent on the banks of the Murrumby River at Prosperous House, in the fictional Australian town of Massacre Plains. Albert is determined to pass on the language of his people, the indigenous Wiradjuri tribe, and everything that was ever remembered by the ancestors. He finds the words on the wind. August Gondiwindi has been living in Europe for ten years when she learns of her grandfather's death. She returns home for his burial, wracked with grief and burdened with the memories of life in poverty before her mother's incarceration, her hometown's racism against her people, and the mysterious disappearance of her sister when they were kids that changed August's life forever. Her homecoming is bittersweet as she confronts the love of her kin and news that Prosperous is to be repossessed by a mining company. Determined to make amends, she endeavors to save their land - a quest that leads her to the voice of her grandfather and into the past, the stories of her people, the secrets of the river. Told in three masterfully woven narratives, THE YIELD is a celebration of language and an exploration of what makes somewhere "home." It is not just the story of a people and a culture dispossessed, but a joyful reminder of what was and what endures. It is a powerful reclaiming of Indigenous language, storytelling and identity, offering hope for the future."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Wiradjuri (Australian people) -- Fiction.
Homecoming -- Australia -- Fiction.
Grandfathers -- Death -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Wiradjuri (Australian people) (OCoLC)fst01176146
Homecoming. (OCoLC)fst01765222
Grandfathers -- Death. (OCoLC)fst00946348
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Domestic fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726589
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
Domestic fiction.
Novels.
Other Form: Online version: Winch, Tara June, Yield New York : HarperVia, 2020. 9780063003484 (DLC) 2020000144
ISBN 9780063003460 hardcover
0063003465 hardcover
9780063003477 trade paperback
0063003473 trade paperback

 
    
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