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Swallow the Air

By: Tara June Winch
Narrated by: Tamala Shelton
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Summary

When May’s mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by Aunty. However, their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn’t seem to want them. While Billy takes his own destructive path, May sets out to find her father and her Aboriginal identity.  

Her journey leads her from the Australian east coast to the far north, but it is the people she meets, not the destinations, that teach her what it is to belong.   

Swallow the Air is an unforgettable story of living in a torn world and finding the thread to help sew it back together.  

Winner of the David Unaipon Award for Indigenous Writers.

©2006 Tara June Winch (P)2019 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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beautiful story

a very beautiful story beautifully written and well narrated. A very enjoyabl, poignant story.