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Title: Don’t Call Me Ishmael (2006)
Author: Michael Gerard Bauer
Michael Gerard Bauer (b. 1955) is a young adult and children’s writer and former English teacher from Brisbane, Australia. His debut novel The Running Man was published in 2004 and received positive reviews and literary awards. Following this, he published the first book in the Ishmael trilogy, Don’t Call Me Ishmael, in 2006. The book was a commercial success and also received praise and many awards. The following books in the series are Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs (2007) and Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel (2011).
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