Author(s): Louis Nowra
Black parachutes fall from the sky: young soldiers and a dog on a rescue mission in a remote part of Afghanistan. But the mission ends in chaos, and Mark and Prince embark on a perilous journey through enemy territory. Will they make it back to base? All they have is each other. All they can do is survive today, tomorrow, and the next day. A dramatic, powerful story of war and the bond between a young soldier and a dog, from the acclaimed author of Into That Forest."
Louis Nowra was born in Melbourne. He is the author of such plays as Inner Voices, Inside the Island, Summer of the Aliens, Cosi, Radiance and The Boyce Trilogy. Some of his non-fiction works are Chihuahuas, Women and Me, Bad Dreaming and the recent Kings Cross: A biography. His novels include The Misery of Beauty, Palu, Red Nights, Abaza and Ice. As well as his two memoirs The Twelfth of Never and Shooting the Moon, he has written radio plays, telemovies, libretti and screenplays. His previous young adult novel was Into That Forest...Louis Nowra lives in Kings Cross with his wife Mandy Sayer, a writer; Coco, their chihuahua who has appeared in magazines, newspapers and on television; and Basil, their miniature pinscher who avoids the limelight...