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The weight of a human heart, Ryan O'Neill

Label
The weight of a human heart
Title
The weight of a human heart
Statement of responsibility
Ryan O'Neill
Title variation
weight of a human heart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, this short-story collection is always startlingly original. Dazzlingly inventive and devastatingly true to life, The Weight of a Human Heart turns the rules of storytelling on their head. A series of graphs illustrates the disintegration of a marriage, step by excruciating step. A literary stoush - and an affair - play out in the book review section of a national newspaper. The heartbreaking story of a Rwandan boy is hidden in the pages of his English exam paper.; A young girl learns her mother's distrubing secrets through the broken key on a typewriter. Ranging from Australia to Africa to China and back again, The Weight of a Human Heart heralds a fresh new voice in Australian literature
Summary
Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, this short-story collection is always startlingly original. Dazzlingly inventive and devastatingly true to life, this book turns the rules of storytelling on their head. A series of graphs illustrates the disintegration of a marriage, step by excruciating step. A literary stoush - and an affair - play out in the book review section of a national newspaper. The heartbreaking story of a Rwandan boy is hidden in the pages of his English exam paper. A young girl learns her mother's disturbing secrets through the broken key on a typewriter. Ranging from Australia to Africa to China and back again.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10120446
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
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O'Neill, Ryan
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Marriage
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The weight of a human heart, Ryan O'Neill
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000047643811
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
229 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781863955577
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Label
The weight of a human heart, Ryan O'Neill
Publication
Control code
000047643811
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
229 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781863955577
Isbn Type
(pbk)

Library Locations

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      -33.938111 151.237977
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