About this book
A moving and original debut, set on a cattle station in the middle of the Australian outback. Danny lives there; his beloved elder brother has died, and his sister is pregnant and being sent away in disgrace. Then an English backpacker called Liz arrives and none of them know what they are letting themselves in for. Ages: 12+
Danny Dawson lives in the middle of the Australian outback. His older brother Jonny was killed in an accident last year but no-one ever talks about it. And now it's time for the annual muster. The biggest event of the year on the cattle station, and a time to sort the men from the boys.