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The Resource The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

Label
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt
Title
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Farr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An offer to play her unusual instrument, where sounds are produced not through touch but instead through hand movements in the air, leads Lena to revisit her life—from her discovery of music to falling in love and from Southeast Asia to Australia and Europe.Vignettes of growing up, the glittering years on the world stage, melancholy, war-time periods, and growing old all compose the story of a woman whose life is made and torn apart by those she gives her heart to
Summary
This is the story of Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie. A childhood in Malacca and lonely boarding school days in Perth. A fabulous affair with the artist Beatrix Carmichael. A glittering career in post-war Europe. Lena Gaunt's life witll be made and broken by those she loves. Through it all her relationship with music and that extraordinary instrument - the theremin - endures.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10231363
Cataloging source
ANL
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Farr, Tracy
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Music
  • Biography
  • New Zealand Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:IPG_095441
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922089472
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt
Control code
BORROWBOX:IPG_095441
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922089472
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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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