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Cross-Country: Plot Summary
Cross-Country: Detailed Summary & Analysis
Cross-Country: Theme Wheel
Brief Biography of Cate Kennedy
Historical Context of Cross-Country
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- Full Title: Cross-Country
- Where Written: Australia
- When Published: 2012
- Literary Period: Contemporary
- Genre: Short story
- Setting: Australia
- Climax: Rebecca realizes that she hasn’t been following her ex-partner’s running club results online; instead, the results belong to a child who shares her ex’s name.
- Antagonist: Grief
- Point of View: First and Second Person
Extra Credit for Cross-Country
Far from Home. Cate Kennedy spent two years in Mexico during the 1990s, teaching literacy.