No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani
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No Friend But the Mountains was written entirely on a mobile phone by Behrouz Boochani, an Kurdish journalist detained on Manus Island. When the book won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the author, still incarcerated, was unable to collect his award. This lyrical, brave memoir is an essential read.
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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison