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‘Gumbuli of Ngukurr’ wins 2012 Australian Christian Book of the Year award

Gumbuli of Ngukurr (Murray Seiffert, Acorn Press) is the winner of the 2012 award for the Australian Christian Book of the Year.

The biography was chosen from more than 40 entries and beat second prize winner A Short History of Christianity (Geoffrey Blainey, Viking) and third prize winner Love, Tears and Autism: An Australian Mother’s Journey from Heartbreak to Hope (Cecily Paterson, Ark House).

The $2500 Australian Christian Book of the Year Award is presented annually by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Australia ‘to an original book written by an Australian and published by an Australian publisher’ and ‘recognises and celebrates excellence in Australian Christian writing’.

 

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