A Long Way From Home: A Novel OverviewA Long Way from Home is a novel by Peter Carey. It takes place in Australia in the 1950s. The story follows Irene and Titch Bobs, a married couple who enter a dangerous, long-distance car race in order to gain publicity for their car dealership. The novel also follows Willie Bacchuber, the Bobs’ neighbor who has a troubled past and who joins them as a navigator on the race. The novel explores themes of heritage, history, family, ambition, and injustice.
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Peter Carey Biographies (2)
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Australian writer Peter Carey (born 1943) won over twelve awards and received two major award nominations for his works of fiction (short stories, novels, and film adaptations) between 1981-1994. Care...
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Peter Carey is widely acknowledged as one of the most accomplished and successful Australian novelists of recent decades and is one of a handful--along with Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, and Tim Wint...