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Author Janke, Terri.

Title Butterfly song / Terri Janke
Published Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin Books, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  827.04 J3393 A6/B  AVAILABLE
Description 291 pages ; 20 cm
Summary Tarena Shaw has just finished her law degree but isn't sure she wants to be a lawyer after all. What place does a black lawyer have in a white system? Does everyone in Sydney feel like a turtle without a shell? Drawn to Thursday Island, the home of her grandparents, Tarena is persuaded by her family to take on her first case. Part of the evidence is a man with a guitar and a very special song . . . Butterfly Song moves from the pearling days of the Torres Strait to the ebb and flow of big-city life, with a warm and funny modern heroine whose story reaches across cultures
Subject Australian fiction.
Family saga -- Fiction
Relationships -- Fiction
Thursday Island (Qld.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Relationships.
ISBN 0143002627 :
9780143002628 paperback