The Waterhole

The Waterhole

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A heart-rending psychological drama, The Waterhole explores the blurred margins of reality in the life of an abused twelve-year-old girl. Growing-up in the natural beauty and dramatic volcanic landscape of New Zealanda€™s Coromandel Range, school sports star Jolie Overwater has a home life she dare not expose. The intelligent, unloved daughter of violent misogynist Victor and barely-functional a€˜rag-dolla€™ Ruth, she is desperate for deliverance. Only at the waterhole does she feel safe; swimming in the cool water, or listening to the stories of her mysterious friends a€“ enchanting little Mary and brave taniwha hunter Mahinarangi. Where do they come from? Can they help Jolie escape her father? What secrets does towering Blood Rock hold? Enter Joliea€™s world, where time and space refuse to conform to the laws of physics. Enter the world of the mind!Ruth dug to the bottoms of her drawers. She found never-worn white bra and panties, and an old make-up bag. Unzipping it ... She rumbled among the shoes and shotgun shells jumbled on the dusty wardrobe floor to extract two narrow, white, anbsp;...

Title:The Waterhole
Author:Murray Annals
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2013-08-30


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