Novel: The Lucky Galah

The Lucky Galah is about to fly!

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It’s 1969 and a remote Australian coastal town is poised to play its part in the Moon Landing. An influx of expat NASA employees working at the tracking station on the sand dune just out of town shakes things up. A pink and grey galah cockatoo emerges from a cage at the back door of the Kelly household and uncovers some tightly-held secrets. She threads these playfully through the story of her own rising and falling fortunes in what we call the lucky country.

Due for release from Picador in February 2018.

Tracy Sorensen – documentary maker, journalist, creative writer