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A Long Way from Home

by Peter Carey

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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Novelist Peter Carey Confronts Dark History In 'A Long Way From Home'

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