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Paruku

(2013)
The Desert Brumby
A novel by

 
 
From the award-winning author of STAY: THE LAST DOG IN ANTARCTICA comes a moving tale inspired by the true story of the Kimberley brumbies and their journey to Dubai.

From deep in the Kimberley Desert comes a legend of wild brumbies with Arabian bloodlines, who can run like the wind. Paruku, the young bay stallion, flees from humans who invade his desert sanctuary, but is haunted by an ancient memory of being ridden. thirteen-year-old Rachel is fast outgrowing her first pony. When her father, an equine vet, is offered the job of capturing wild brumbies for the endurance stables of Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai, Rachel travels with him into the remote desert landscape of the Kimberley. Captivated by the wild power and majesty of Paruku and his kin, she is torn by the prospect of taking away their freedom. But is there a chance she could keep Paruku for herself? From the award-winning author of StAY: tHE LASt DOG IN ANtARCtICA comes a moving tale inspired by the true story of the Kimberley brumbies and their journey to Dubai.

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Paperback Editions

December 2013 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Paruku: The Desert Brumby
Author(s): Jesse Blackadder
ISBN: 0-7333-3179-3 / 978-0-7333-3179-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: ABC Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Paruku: The Desert Brumby
Author(s): Jesse Blackadder
Publisher: ABC Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA