Remembering BabylonBook - 1993
In mid-19th century Australia, three children are playing in a field when a strange creature suddenly perches on a nearby fence and shouts, "Do not shoot...I am a B-b-british object." He is indeed British, but as a child Gemmy was thrown overboard off the Autralian coast, and he has grown up among the aborigines. The author shows how Gemmy's presence affects those around him...
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1993
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 200 p. : 22 ill. ; cm