Age 12+. An essential read for early teens and young adults, “Robert Runs” intertwines gripping fiction with historical truths. Following Robert ‘Goupong’ Anderson, once Australia’s fastest man, and his friend Jonathan from the Ugarapul people, it uncovers the brutalities of Deebing Creek Mission. As they train for a race, eerie occurrences and biblical events spark an investigation, revealing the Deebing Creek Massacre’s backdrop. This poignant thriller navigates mission life’s realities, merging fact and fiction, culminating in a powerful tale of resilience. Will Goupong and Jonathan confront the true monsters in the bush or closer to home?
|Dimensions||12.8 × 19.8 cm|