Stories in the Dark

Author(s): Debra Oswald

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A terrified 12-year-old boy finds himself separated from his family in the unfamiliar streets of a war torn city. He takes refuge in a bombed-out house and in the total blackness his bravado crumbles into tears. Into his life steps Anna older, street smart and scornful of his crying.

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Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Play Award 2008.

Debra Oswald is a Sydney-based playwright and author. She began writing as a teenager and her first play was workshopped at the Australian National Playwrights Conference when she was 17. Since then she has made her living as a writer for film, television, stage and radio as well as publishing a number of novels for children. Her plays include: Dags, which has had many productions both in Australia and overseas; Sweet Road, Gary's House, Mr Bailey's Minder, The Peach Season and the award-winning Skate which toured to Belfast in 2005. Her television credits include Palace of Dreams, Bananas in Pyjamas, Police Rescue and The Secret Life of Us; and her children's novels include: Me and Barry Terrific, The Return of the Baked Bean, The Redback Leftovers and The Fifth Quest.

General Fields

  • : 9780868198316
  • : Currency Press
  • : Currency Press
  • : May 2008
  • : 137mm X 210mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 56
  • : b/w photos
  • : Debra Oswald
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 822.3