Rights offering detail :
The Last Tiger
Oct. 4, 2019
Author:
Tony Black
Category:
Fiction: General/Other
Description:
I am representing renowned U. K. author, Tony Black, who is seeking a U. S. publisher for reprint of his literary young adult novel, The Last Tiger. A brief overview of the story is below.

Tasmania: 1909.

Twelve year-old Myko and his family have fled the Czarist occupation of their native Lithuania for the freedom of America, only to discover their ship has arrived in Tasmania.

Myko wonders what will become of them as he watches his father and mother become anxious about how they will survive in this new land, settled by the wild sons of convicts and, where tigers roam.
Myko has never seen a Tasmanian Tiger before except in his picture books and is filled with fear as stories of the tigers vicious attacks upon the island’s settlers are retold to him. He wishes his brother Jurgis was with him but knows his sibling’s disappearance is something he should force out of his mind.

But when his father takes work as a tiger trapper and Myko discovers the den of the last tigers, the family is thrust into a fight over fate of these beautiful wild beasts that will force dark secrets to the surface - and pit son against father.
A mesmerizing tale of loss and the bonds of family, set in a stark, sweeping landscape, The Last Tiger is a bold and heartbreaking novel from bestselling author Tony Black.

Tony Black is the author of sixteen novels, including the critically acclaimed Gus Dury crime series (Arrow, Random House) and the DI Rob Brennan series (Arrow, Random House). He has been nominated for eight CWA Daggers and was runner up in The Guardian’s Not the Booker prize for The Last Tiger. Born in Australia, Tony grew up in Scotland and Ireland. He is described by Irvine Welsh as his “favourite British crime writer.” Visit Tony’s website at: www.tonyblack.net
Rights available:
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Contact:
Donna Pudick
Parkeast Literary Agency
parkeastlit2@bellsouth.net
Offering #:
15712
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