The Chess Men

By: Lawrence, Paul

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. 305 pages In the late autumn of 1991, in a Geelong suburb, Sunny and Lionel Watson aged ten & eleven are living at home with their parents. One stormy night midst a drunken breakdown, the father [Harry] shoots his wife and then turns the gun on himself. Lionel hides Sunny in a cramped toy box and then attempts to escape through a window. After a long and uncomfortable night Sunny goes searching for Lionel and finally tracks him down, convincing him to return and stay with him. Some thirteen years later, Sunny meets a fellow named Brett Jones at Yunta in northern South Australia. He finds work on the railways and falls in love with Brett's sister Natasha, the local school teacher. But Sunny has a secret…

Title: The Chess Men

Author Name: Lawrence, Paul

Categories: Aust Writers,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Adelaide, Seaview Press: 2006

ISBN Number: 1740084233

ISBN Number 13: 9781740084239

Binding: Softcover

Seller ID: ID257244

Keywords: Australian Outback Australian Writers,