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Catching Teller Crow

By: Ambelin Kwaymullina,Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Narrated by: Miranda Tapsell
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A totally addictive ghost story, crime story and thriller, told half in prose and half in verse, from two of the most exciting Aboriginal voices in Australia. 

Nothing's been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is the only one who can see and hear her - and he's drowning in grief. But now they have a mystery to solve together. Who is Isobel Catching, and what's her connection to the fire that killed a man? What happened to the people who haven't been seen since the fire? As Beth unravels the mystery, she finds a shocking story lurking beneath the surface of a small town and a friendship that lasts beyond one life and into another. 

Told in two unforgettable voices, this gripping novel interweaves themes of grief, colonial history, violence, love and family.

©2018 Ambelin and Ezekiel Kwaymullina (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

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Worth a listen - unique, moving, essential

Excellent story and narration. Unique style. Informative, compelling, intriguing. Encapsulates the essence/concept of Dreaming, indigenous connection to place, family, ancestors, storytelling (at least, that's my perception as a non-indigenous Australian).

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Surprisingly captivating

I can't recall what led me to add this to my wish list. But I'm glad I did. A story easily to be emersed in immediately.

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Wonderful storytelling

Couldn’t put it down! Loved the indigenous storytelling….the authentic voice speaking to all of us.

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Intriguing, sad, uplifting

This book takes you through many emotions. it is told with a strong voice that seems to want to entertain at the same time that it wants to impart knowledge. I loved it.

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The best school reading ever

I love this book it start’s boring then gets good at the end and has lots of twists and turns.

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Beyond incredible

I listened to help with my daughters book report. I wasn't really interested because I usually don't read stories but I'm so blown away by how amazing this book was. Out of the hundreds of books I've read this was close to the most impactful. So much so this is the first review I've ever written for anything.

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Enthralling

I could not stop listening. Excellent delivery and interwoven storylines. 5 stars without a doubt.

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An excellent listen

Miranda Tapsell’s narration is really great - vibrant and emotional. The story is a concise and engrossing mystery.

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beautiful and sad.

A heartbreaking and beautiful story about grief, trauma and resilience, set amid the backdrop of a small town murder investigation.

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Sad, True & brilliantly written

A beautifully written and read book that breaks your heart as the story unfolds. An important yet often dismissed part of Australian history. Thank you for sharing your story and shining a light where we need to look.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.