|The Chainsaw File
by Bruce Pascoe
Suspended from school for arguing about Australian history with his teacher, Tyrone works on a building site with his dad and learns that there’s more than one way to be a hero for his people.
“You are your mother’s son … and mine … and you fight for your people. Not with your fists but with your head. I can’t do that so I’m proud someone in my family can.”
“Stick up for the real story.”
The Chainsaw File is a narrative text in novel form.