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Mark Svendsen Mark Svendsen i(A29842 works by) (a.k.a. Mark Nestor Svendsen)
Born: Established: 1962 Yeppoon, Yeppoon - Byfield area, Rockhampton - Yeppoon area, Maryborough - Rockhampton area, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Svendsen has lived in Zilzie, Emu Park, Queensland. He completed an M.A. at the Queensland University of Technology on 'Tears of Glass : A Fin de Siecle Soap Opera in Three Acts, or a Musical Idea in Process' (2003).

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y separately published work icon To Die For North Sydney : Woolshed Press , 2011 Z1774154 2011 single work novel young adult adventure '"With a crack as though her back was breaking the dory lurched downwards. Christos felt himself twist, then fall inexorably, towards the head of the inquisitive shark."

'For his birthday, Christos takes his father's mackerel dory on his first solo trip. He plans to fish and then camp overnight on a local island. But things go terribly, terrifyingly wrong when Christos runs the dory aground on a reef, attracting a four-metre tiger shark as company for the most harrowing night of his life - a night during which he decides what he would be willing to die for.' (From the publisher's website.)
2012 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Upper Primary Children (2003-2013)
2011 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Young Adult Book
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