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At forty, Georgie Jutland is a mess -- estranged from her family, her nursing career in ruins -- and finds herself stranded in small, Western Australian fishing town, living with fisherman she doesn't love and two kids whose dead mother she can never replace. Luther Fox, the local poacher and outcast, is stifled with grief and regret. “Dirt music” tells the story of their journey to each other, and their recovery.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Australian (mate!) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   midlife crisis Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   alcohol Lover is    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   very gullible, like Gomer Pyle    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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