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Swallow's dance / Wendy Orr ; [map by Sarfaraaz Alladin]

By: Orr, Wendy, 1953- [author].
Material type: TextTextDescription: 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781772780628; 1772780626.Subject(s): Natural disasters -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Nobility -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Bronze age -- Juvenile fiction | Australian fiction | Children's stories | Crete (Greece) -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Novels. | Historical fiction. | Action and adventure fiction.DDC classification: FIC ORR Summary: Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos, Leira finds her noble-born privilege reduced to nothing; alone with her injured mother and elderly nurse, Leira's only hope of survival is her own resourcefulness
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Published simultaneously with Allen & Unwin: Crow's Nest, New South Wales, Australia, 2018

Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos, Leira finds her noble-born privilege reduced to nothing; alone with her injured mother and elderly nurse, Leira's only hope of survival is her own resourcefulness

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