The Resource Fear is the rider, Kenneth Cook ; foreword by Douglas Kennedy

Fear is the rider, Kenneth Cook ; foreword by Douglas Kennedy

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Fear is the rider
Title
Fear is the rider
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Kenneth Cook ; foreword by Douglas Kennedy
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Language
eng
Summary
It was quite silent in the scrub. No breeze stirred the leaves and no bird moved, except for the kite hawks wheeling silently, eternally, high in the hot air. She smelt her attacker before she saw him. A heavy stench hit her with such force that she started with shock. It was a smell she'd never encountered before. Not man, not animal, something like carrion, but alive. It seemed to envelop and suffocate her, then became tangible as two arms wrapped around her body and began tearing at her clothing. A young man driving from Sydney to Adelaide for work decides to take a short detour into the desert. He turns his hatchback on to a notoriously dangerous track that bisects uninhabited stone-covered flats. Out there, under the baking sun, people can die within hours. He's not far along the road when a distraught young woman stumbles from the scrub and flags him down. A journalist from Sydney, she has just escaped the clutches of an inexplicable, terrifying creature. Now this desert-dwelling creature has her jeep. Her axe. And her scent...From the author of the classic novel Wake In Fright comes a chillingly brilliant short novel that's part Wolf Creek and part Duel. Fear Is the Rider is a nail-biting chase into the outback, towards the devil lurking at its centre. Wake In Fright was made into an internationally acclaimed film. Fear Is the Rider is a previously unpublished manuscript from the 1980s that was recently rediscovered among Kenneth Cook's papers
Summary
A young man driving from Sydney to Adelaide decides to detour into the desert. He turns his hatchback onto a notoriously dangerous track bisecting uninhabited stone-covered flats. Not far along the road a distraught young woman stumbles from the scrub. She has just escaped the clutches of a terrifying creature. Now this desert-dwelling creature has her jeep. Her axe. And her scent ...
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10492310
Cataloging source
ANL
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1929-1987
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Cook, Kenneth
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Kennedy, Doug
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  • Australian fiction
  • Country life
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Fear is the rider, Kenneth Cook ; foreword by Douglas Kennedy
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 196 pages
Isbn
9781925240856
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(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Fear is the rider, Kenneth Cook ; foreword by Douglas Kennedy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 196 pages
Isbn
9781925240856
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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