Swords and Crowns and Rings - Text Classics

Author(s): Ruth Park; Alice Pung (Introduction by)

Aust Fiction

Jackie Hanna, born with dwarfism, and Cushie Moy, the girl next door, share an innocent love--a love that will be censured, but will persevere. This is the story of the triumph of a special kind of courage.
Ruth Park's Miles Franklin-winning novel brilliantly evokes Australia in the Great Depression.


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The Text Classics series will continue receive the following publicity and marketing support: * Interviews with authors and introducers, and syndication of introductions, in literary magazines and broadsheet newspapers nationally * Significant budget for print advertising including literary magazines and bookseller catalogues * Online promotions, including advertising and giveaways, on Facebook and Twitter * Reading group notes, series trailer and events listings on dedicated website: www.textclassics.com.au

Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 1977.

Born in New Zealand in 1917, Ruth Park spent most of her adult life in Australia. She was widely read and well-loved for her books, which were as equally successful for adults as for children. She is best known for the novels The Harp in the South, Poor Man’s Orange … »

General Fields

  • : 9781922079510
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : 0.326133
  • : September 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : pb
  • : Paperback
  • : Ruth Park; Alice Pung (Introduction by)