The Yield by Tara June Winch – Bed Threads


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Albert ‘Poppy’ Gondiwindi is on his deathbed.

He knows the time is now to document the language of his people, the Wiradjuri nation, and ensure their stories are remembered.

However, it is his granddaughter, August Gondiwindi, returning home after a decade overseas for her grandfather’s burial, who will pick up the threads of this story and see them through.

Already the winner of multiple prizes and acclaimed by critics, Tara June Winch’s novel is a haunting, captivating tale of family – past, present and ongoing.

The Yield is a future classic, a must-read story for all Australians.

Tara June Winch is a Wiradjuri author from Wollongong and is now based in France.

She has penned three critically acclaimed books: novels Swallow The Air and The Yield, and the short story collection Carnage.

Winch’s work has received several awards and nominations, including being longlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction in 2016 for Carnage.

In 2020, The Yield was named the winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and the Miles Franklin Award.

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