The Resource Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard Anderson

Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard Anderson

Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel
Title
Albert of Adelaide
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Howard Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Having escaped from Australia's Adelaide Zoo, an orphaned platypus named Albert embarks on a journey through the outback in search of "Old Australia," a rumored land of liberty, promise, and peace. What he will find there, however, away from the safe confinement of his enclosure for the first time since his earliest memories, proves to be a good deal more than he anticipated. Alone in the outback, with an empty soft drink bottle as his sole possession, Albert stumbles upon pyromaniacal wombat Jack, and together they spend a night drinking and gambling in Ponsby Station, a rough-and-tumble mining town. Accused of burning down the local mercantile, the duo flees into menacing dingo territory and quickly go their separate ways-Albert to pursue his destiny in the wastelands, Jack to reconcile his past. Encountering a motley assortment of characters along the way-a pair of invariably drunk bandicoots, a militia of kangaroos, hordes of the mercurial dingoes, and a former prize-fighting Tasmanian devil-our unlikely hero will discover a strength and skill for survival he never suspected he possessed"--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
jn
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1943-
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Anderson, Howard
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Platypus
  • Zoo animals
  • Survival
  • Australia
Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard Anderson
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Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 225 p.
Isbn
9781455509621
Lccn
2011045203
System control number
(DLC)oka01314717
Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard Anderson
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 225 p.
Isbn
9781455509621
Lccn
2011045203
System control number
(DLC)oka01314717

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