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A Long Way from Home
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Irene Bobs, her car salesman husband, and a thrill-seeking quiz-show champion enter a dangerous race that circumnavigates the natural obstacles of 1954 Australia.
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Australian author Peter Carey says he "couldn't not write" about his country's dark history of racism.
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