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The shark net [robert drewe] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers when he was six years old, robert drewe moved with his family from melbourne to the west australian coast. The shark net by robert drewe : notes / by shelley o'reilly cae book groups melbourne request this item to view in the library's reading rooms using your library. Robert drewe was born in melbourne but grew up on the west australian coast, the setting for his memoirs the shark net and montebello his many novels include the. Drewe has often interwoven autobiographical content with fictional techniques - the shark net and last year's montebello are the sorts of memoirs that inspire quotation marks around the term.
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