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The story of The Passage has been enacted a thousand times since it was published in 1930. In idyllic sub-tropical Queensland The Passage is breathtaking, unspoilt, ripe for exploitation. Only a small fishing community - including Lew Calloway and his family - finds its livelihood there, in harmony with the seasons and the nature of the place. To this tranquility the devel ...more
Paperback, Halstead Classics, 208 pages
Published 2001 by Halstead Press (first published 1930)
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Dec 26, 2015 Kate Russell rated it really liked it
I have been searching for this book since I read it in high school. All I remembered was the title! I finally found it and immediately ordered a copy. Even though I could only vaguely recall the story, somehow the effect it had on me stayed with me for over 30 years.

'The Passage' is set in a fishing village in south east Queensland and is the story of the Calloway family - Anna, the matriarch, who wants a better life for her children than eking out a living fishing; Lew, the oldest son, who sin
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