Jonah

by Louis Stone
Jonah
  • ISBN-13: 9781922147448
  • Author(s): Louis Stone
  • Introduction by: Frank Moorhouse
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)|19th century fiction
  • Publisher: Text Publishing Company
  • Imprint: Text Publishing Company
  • Publication Date: 26-06-2014
  • Format: p/b

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£8.99
Jonah is the story of two larrikins: the unforgettable Joe Jones - known as Jonah - and Chook. Jonah, born a hunchback, is feared and revered in equal measure as the ruthless leader of the Push, a violent gang that terrorises the slums of Waterloo. Chook, a fellow member of the Push, is Jonah's loyal best friend. But after a chance encounter with his son, the result of a casual affair, Jonah decides to abandon the larrikin life and settle down. He marries Ada, the mother of his child, and takes advantage of an opportunity to open his own business.
About the book

Jonah is the story of two larrikins: the unforgettable Joe Jones - known as Jonah - and Chook. Jonah, born a hunchback, is feared and revered in equal measure as the ruthless leader of the Push, a violent gang that terrorises the slums of Waterloo. Chook, a fellow member of the Push, is Jonah's loyal best friend. But after a chance encounter with his son, the result of a casual affair, Jonah decides to abandon the larrikin life and settle down. He marries Ada, the mother of his child, and takes advantage of an opportunity to open his own business.