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The Resource Landscape of farewell, Alex Miller

Landscape of farewell, Alex Miller

Label
Landscape of farewell
Title
Landscape of farewell
Statement of responsibility
Alex Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haunting, meaningful and deeply moving, "Landscape of Farewell" is the story of Max Otto, an elderly German academic. After the death of his much-loved wife and his realisation that he will never write the great study of history that he always thought would be his life's crowning work, Max is comtemplating putting an end to his life. Yet when he travels to Australia he forms an unlikely freiendship with Dougald Gnapun, an Aboriginal elder. A friendship that not only saves his life and gives him new meaning and purpose, but teaches him of the profound importance of truth-telling in his reconciliation with his past, and country's past
Summary
After the death of Max Otto's much-loved wife and his realisation that he will never write the great study of history that he always thought would be his life's crowning work, Max is comtemplating putting an end to his life. Yet when he travels to Australia he forms an unlikely freiendship with Dougald Gnapun, an Aboriginal elder. A friendship that not only saves his life and gives him new meaning and purpose, but teaches him of the profound importance of truth-telling in his reconciliation with his, and his country's, past.
Tone
Writing style
Awards note
  • Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2008 shortlist.
  • Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 2008 shortlist.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
294373
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Alex
Dewey number
A823.3
Geographic coverage
Geographic coverage: Australia.
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Tertiary/Undergraduate
  • General
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novel
  • Australian fiction
  • Germans
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • College teachers
  • Truth
  • Australian fiction
  • Reconciliation
  • Friendship
  • Women college teachers
  • College teachers
  • Friendship
  • Queensland
  • Mt. Nebo (Qld.)
  • Germany
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Landscape of farewell, Alex Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Acquisitions record
  • Format: Hardback
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000041592112
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9781741753752
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007534767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)177703939
Label
Landscape of farewell, Alex Miller
Publication
Note
  • Acquisitions record
  • Format: Hardback
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000041592112
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9781741753752
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007534767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)177703939

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