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A first place, David Malouf

Label
A first place
Title
A first place
Statement of responsibility
David Malouf
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of personal essays and writing from David Malouf to celebrate his 80th birthday. Topography, geography, history. Multiculturalism, referendums, the constitution and national occasions. Parental and grandparental romances, the sensual and bountiful beauty of Brisbane, the mysterious offerings of Queenslander houses, and leaving home. The idea of a nation and the heart of its people. Being Australian and Australia's relationship to the world. Putting ourselves on the map. All these subjects, and more, are explored from the generous, questioning and original perspective of David Malouf. At the heart of these pieces is the idea of home, where and what it is. What they illustrate is the formation of a man, an Australian and one of the best writers this country has produce
Summary
A collection of personal essays and writing from David Malouf to celebrate his 80th birthday. Topography, geography, history. Multiculturalism, referendums, the constitution and national occasions. Parental and grandparental romances, the sensual and bountiful beauty of Brisbane, the mysterious offerings of Queenslander houses, and leaving home. The idea of a nation and the heart of its people. Being Australian and Australia's relationship to the world. Putting ourselves on the map. All these subjects, and more, are explored from the generous, questioning and original perspective of David Malouf. At the heart of these pieces is the idea of home, where and what it is. What they illustrate is the formation of a man, an Australian and one of the best writers this country has produce
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10320214
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malouf, David
Dewey number
A820.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malouf, David
  • Australian essays
  • Authors, Australian
  • Authors, Australian
  • Australian literature
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
A first place, David Malouf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Knopf book published by Random House Australia Pty Ltd." - title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052254022
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 350 pages
Isbn
9780857984050
System control number
(OCoLC)864392637
Label
A first place, David Malouf
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Knopf book published by Random House Australia Pty Ltd." - title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052254022
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 350 pages
Isbn
9780857984050
System control number
(OCoLC)864392637

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