"Bankrupt dairy farmer Tom Murray decides he'd rather sell off his herd and burn down his own house than hand them over to the bank. But something goes tragically wrong, and Tom dies in the blaze. His wife, Dawn, doesn't want him to have died for nothing and decides to hold a funeral procession for Tom as a protest, driving 350km from Yardley in country Victoria to bury him in Melbourne where he was born. To make a bigger impact she agrees with some neighbours to put his coffin on a horse and cart and take it slow - real slow. But on the night of their departure, someone burns down the local bank. And as the motley funeral procession passes through Victoria, there are more mysterious arson attacks. Dawn has five days to get to Melbourne before the police impound the coffin and force her to bury her husband. Five days, five more towns, and a state ready to explode in flames..."--Publisher description.
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Taking Tom Murray home / Tim Slee.
Sydney, NSW : HarperCollins Publishers, 2019.
293 pages ; 24 cm
"A fire, a family, a very, very slow funeral procession... and a protext that gets out of hand." -- Cover.
Funeral rites and ceremonies--Fiction.
Australian fiction--21st century.
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