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Mateship with Birds

by Carrie Tiffany

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

Mateship with Birds Synopsis

Mateship n. the quality or state of being a mate; esp: fellowship On the outskirts of a country town in the early 1950s, a lonely farmer trains his binoculars on a raucous family of kookaburras roosting next to his dairy. But as Harry observes the birds through a year of feast, famine, birth, death, war, romance and song, his neighbour, Betty, has her own set of binoculars trained on him. Of Betty's two fatherless children, it is Michael who gravitates towards the gentle man next door, and Harry, sensing Michael is ready to stretch his wings, decides to teach him the oldest lessons in the world. Harry knows all about girls. But how much does he really know Betty?

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ISBN: 9780330544467
Publication date: 06/06/2013
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780330544467
Publication date: 6th June 2013
Author: Carrie Tiffany
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Carrie Tiffany

Carrie Tiffany was born in West Yorkshire. Her family migrated to Western Australia in the early 1970s where an attempt to live off the land failed. She spent her early twenties working as a park ranger, and now lives in Melbourne.

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