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Shirley Barrett - Author


Shirley Barrett is best known for her work as a screenwriter and director. Shirley's first film, Love Serenade won the Camera D'Or (Best First Feature) at Cannes Film Festival in 1996. The script for her most recent film South Solitary won the Queensland Premier's Prize (script) 2010, the West Australian Premier's Literary Prize (script) 2010, and the West Australian Premier's Prize 2010. RUSH OH! is Shirley's first novel. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Rush Oh! by Shirley Barrett
Rush Oh!
Shirley Barrett
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. A celebration of an extraordinary episode in Australian history when a family of whalers formed a fond, unique alliance with a pod of frisky killer whales - and in particular, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016

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