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The last tiger

The last tiger

Black, Tony, author

It's 1910 and 12-year-old Myko and his family have fled the Czarist occupation of their native Lithuania for the freedom of America, only to discover their ship has arrived in Tasmania, the once notorious prison island of the British Empire, known as Van Diemen's Land. Myko wonders what will become of them as he watches his father, Petras, and mother, Daina, become anxious about how they will survive in this new land where tigers roam. But when Petras takes work as a trapper, and Myko discovers the den of the last tigers, the family are thrust into a fight over the last of these beautiful, wild beasts

Paperback, Book. English. General.
Published Glasgow: Cargo, 2014

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Statement of responsibility: Tony Black
ISBN: 1908885556, 9781908885555
Physical Description: 1 volume
Subject: Tasmania History 20th century Fiction.

Author note

Tony Black is an award-winning journalist, editor, and novelist. He is the author of 16 novels and was described by Irvine Welsh as his "favorite British crime writer."