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The Resource The Broken Book

The Broken Book

Label
The Broken Book
Title
The Broken Book
Statement of responsibility
Susan Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Both very Australian and resoundingly international, The Broken Book confirms Johnson's status as one of the finest Australian writers . fiercely beautiful.' - The Australian Katherine Elgin grew up in a small coastal town in Australia, desperate to transcend her beginnings and make her mark. From her rebellious and contemplative childhood Katherine emerges as a stunningly beautiful young woman, with a voracious appetite for life's most interesting experiences and an overwhelming desire to write the best book she possibly can. But beauty is a double-edged sword and throughout her life - from Sydney, to London, to the islands of Greece - Katherine carries the burden of being both siren and artist. Mirroring truths of art and life, creativity and reality, The Broken Book is wonderfully rich, complex and compelling. Susan Johnson has created an audacious and original novel with an awe-inspiring ability to explore emotional truths
Summary
Katherine Elgin grew up in a small coastal town in Australia, desperate to transcend her beginnings and make her mark. From her rebellious and contemplative childhood, Katherine emerges as a stunningly beautiful young woman, with a voracious appetite for life's most interesting experiences and an overwhelming desire to write the best book she possibly can. But beauty is a double-edged sword and throughout her life from Sydney, to London, to the islands of Greece Katherine carries the burden of being both siren and artist. Mirroring truths of art and life, creativity and reality, The Broken Book is wonderfully rich, complex and compelling. Susan Johnson has created an audacious and original novel with an awe-inspiring ability to explore emotional truths.
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147841
Cataloging source
NOV
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1956-
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Johnson, Susan
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Australian Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Broken Book
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_164121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781741159103
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Broken Book
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_164121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781741159103
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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