Resilience: The Story of Cameron and Rick - 1972 by Jeff Hopkins

Jeff Hopkins

978-1-922703-69-9, 978-1-922703-86-6 **Price includes shipping across Australia**
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The Story of Cameron and Rick - 1972

Jeff Hopkins

On his sixteenth birthday, Cameron’s life changes irrevocably. Many people see the signs but ignore them. Dr. Penny Corrigan gives Cameron a lifeline, but it is fleeting and evaporates. Cameron’s mother, Genevieve, and his father, Jack, do their best, but succumb to a ‘silver tongue’. Two teachers, Mr. Caledane and Mr. Johnston-Harper, inspire and challenge him. An Indigenous boy, Rick, stands shoulder to shoulder with Cameron and teaches him a ‘totem word’. Others obfuscate deliberately and exacerbate situations. A false façade disguises real feelings.

How this all plays out in the small wheatbelt towns of Northam, Korrelocking, and Wyalkatchem, in Western Australia, is the story of Cameron and Rick.


Published: 2022

Trim size: 6 x 9 (15.24 x 22.86 cm)

Page count: 322

Internal pages: B&W

Binding: Paperback

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