Tarena Shaw has just finished her law degree but isn't sure she wants to be a lawyer after all. What place does a black lawyer have in a white system? Does everyone in Sydney feel like a turtle without a shell?
Drawn to Thursday Island, the home of her grandparents, Tarena is persuaded by her family to take on her first case. Part of the evidence is a man with a guitar and a very special song . . .
Butterfly Song moves from the pearling days of the Torres Strait to the ebb and flow of big-city life, with a warm and funny modern heroine whose story reaches across cultures.
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Review: Butterfly SongUser Review - Lorielle Cortes - Goodreads
Good easy read, loved the going back and forth in the timeline. The ending was predictable but I enjoyed this book Read full review
Review: Butterfly SongUser Review - Theresa - Goodreads
The interwoven stories of 3 women from different generations of a Torres Strait Islander family. It raises lots of issues of racism and inequality but doesn't feel angry like, say, The Boundary by ... Read full review