Edition: First US printing.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in New South Wales in 1788, inspired by the notebooks of astronomer William Dawes, a story of the conflict between the English and the aborigines in Australia, and also of one young man who is forced to decide between dedication to his work, obedience to his country, and his desire to protect the young aborigine girl, Tagaran, and her people. Winner of the Christina Stead Award for fiction. Author's note. 302 pp. ISBN: 9780802119162.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)