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On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library JONES (Text) 33892004983616 Adult Fiction Book None 07/02/2008 Checked out 08/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385341073
  • Physical Description: 256 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Press Trade Paperback, 2008.

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General Note:
"Winner of the Commonwealth Writer' Prize: Best Book Award" -- T. p. cover.
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Austraila, 2006"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.:
On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 5.3 10.0
Subject: Books and reading > Fiction
Storytelling > Fiction
Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea) > Fiction.
Summary: On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations.

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