In the Dark Spaces

In the Dark Spaces

Book - 2017
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A hostage drama about 14-year-old Tamara, who's faced with an impossible choice when she falls for her kidnappers. Yet this is no ordinary kidnapping. Tamara has been living on a star freighter in deep space, and her kidnappers are terrifying Crowpeople - the only aliens humanity has ever encountered. No-one has ever survived a Crowpeople attack, until now - and Tamara must use everything she has just to stay alive. But survival always comes at a price, and there's no handbook for this hostage crisis. As Tamara comes to know the Crowpeople's way of life, and the threats they face from humanity's exploration into deep space, she realises she has an impossible choice to make.
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria :, Hardie Grant Egmont,, 2017.
Characteristics: 318 pages ;,21 cm.
Notes: "How far would you go to get home?"--Cover.
"Winner of the Ampersand Prize."--Cover.
"Winner of the Aurealis Award"--Back cover.


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An award winning science fiction thriller about kidnapping, space exploration and encounters with aliens. Tamara is kidnapped by the Crowpeople, the only aliens humans have ever come in contact with and she’s forced to make a hard decision. She comes to understand the Crowpeople and the threats t... Read More »

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