New York : Dial Press, 2007
256 p. ; 20 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780385341066 (hardcover), 0385341067 (hardcover), Language:
Winner of the 2008 Alex Award
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Austraila, 2006"--T.p. verso
On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations
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