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Statement of responsibility
Janette Turner Hospital
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A breathtaking collection of nine short stories and one short memoir piece by internationally acclaimed Australian author Janette Turner Hospital Violent weather pervades this breathtaking collection, reflecting the cataclysmic emotions swirling through the lives of the protagonists. A loner becomes obsessed with the beautiful face of a neighbour, a child and his enigmatic grandmother sit out a hurricane, two fragile girls visit their stepfathers in prison and share a macabre ritual, a young woman is deeply ashamed of what her father has become ... Janette turner Hospital sensitively weaves stories of heartbreaking poignancy, shocking power and steadfast resolve, all honouring a universal question: how can we maintain equilibrium in a turbulent and uncertain world? the turbulent river rushes on. 'Everything flows,' wrote Heraclitus, 'and nothing stays fixed.'
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Award
Queensland Literary Awards, Steele Rudd Award for an Australian short story collection, 2012.
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10035841
Cataloging source
ANL
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1942-
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Hospital, Janette Turner
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
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short stories and moon river, a memoir
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:dc06ce3a-3caa-41c6-ad32-e8b33f8a7cd0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730498773
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:dc06ce3a-3caa-41c6-ad32-e8b33f8a7cd0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730498773
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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