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Searching for the Secret River

(2006)
The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel
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Kate Grenville's "The Secret River" was one of the most loved novels of 2006. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, the story of William Thornhill and his journey from London to the other side of the world has moved and exhilarated hundreds of thousands of readers. "Searching for the Secret River" tells the story of how Grenville came to write this wonderful book. It is in itself an amazing story, beginning with Grenville's great-great-great grandfather. Grenville starts to investigate her ancestor, hoping to understand his life. She pursues him from Sydney to London and back, and slowly she begins to realise she must write about him. "Searching for the Secret River" maps this creative journey into fiction, and illuminates the importance of family in all our lives.



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September 2008 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Searching for the Secret River
Author(s): Grenville Kate
ISBN: 1-921351-86-1 / 978-1-921351-86-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: THE TEXT PUBLISHING COMPANY
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 1-84767-002-4 / 978-1-84767-002-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Searching for the Secret River
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 0-00-200711-8 / 978-0-00-200711-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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January 2006 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Searching for the Secret River
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 1-921145-39-0 / 978-1-921145-39-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing
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Audio Editions

July 2007 : Australia Audio CD

Title: Searching for the Secret River
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 0-7333-9100-1 / 978-0-7333-9100-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: ABC Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2007 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Searching For The Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel
Author(s): Kate Grenvile
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK