The Water Thief and the Manatee
Published by Iron Press
Kitty Fitzgerald’s new fable is a highly readable mix of a strong story and a political, ecological and cultural fable as a young girl and her father on a small island are confronted by the reality and cruelty of global market forces with the privatisation of their traditional water supply. Support comes from the natural world in the form of a manatee, a creature whom we learn is the girl’s mother.
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