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The Resource This taste for silence, Amanda O'Callaghan (author)

This taste for silence, Amanda O'Callaghan (author)

Label
This taste for silence
Title
This taste for silence
Statement of responsibility
Amanda O'Callaghan (author)
Title variation
This taste for silence
Title variation remainder
stories
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A marvellously accomplished debut collection from QLA Writers Fellowship winner Amanda O'Callaghan. The balance of power in a marriage shifts, with shocking consequences. An elderly woman recounts a chilling childhood memory on the family farm. A taxi driver with a missing wife reveals unexpected skills. An inherited painting brings an eerily troubling legacy. Subtle, compelling and unsettling, Amanda O'Callaghan's stories work at the edges of the sayable, through secrets, erasures and glimpsed moments of disclosure. They shimmer with unspoken histories and characters who have a 'taste for silence'
Summary
The balance of power in a marriage shifts, with shocking consequences. An elderly woman recounts a chilling childhood memory on the family farm. A taxi driver with a missing wife reveals unexpected skills. An inherited painting brings an eerily troubling legacy. Subtle, compelling and unsettling, Amanda O'Callaghan's stories work at the edges of the sayable, through secrets, erasures and glimpsed moments of disclosure. They shimmer with unspoken histories and characters who have a 'taste for silence'.
Tone
Writing style
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10778508
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Callaghan, Amanda
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Uqp short story series
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  • Australian fiction
  • Short stories, Australian
Target audience
general
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stories
Label
This taste for silence, Amanda O'Callaghan (author)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A widow's snow -- An uncommon occurrence -- The turn -- The news -- Things -- Speak the words -- The mohair coat -- Legacy -- Thirty years -- Cutting the cord -- The golden hour -- Death of a friend -- New skins -- Tying the boats -- The new bride -- These ordinary nights -- The memory bones -- All the perfumes -- Portal -- The way it sounds -- The painting
Control code
000064469733
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780702260377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1077702461
Label
This taste for silence, Amanda O'Callaghan (author)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A widow's snow -- An uncommon occurrence -- The turn -- The news -- Things -- Speak the words -- The mohair coat -- Legacy -- Thirty years -- Cutting the cord -- The golden hour -- Death of a friend -- New skins -- Tying the boats -- The new bride -- These ordinary nights -- The memory bones -- All the perfumes -- Portal -- The way it sounds -- The painting
Control code
000064469733
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780702260377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1077702461

Library Locations

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      1203 Anzac Parade, Matraville, NSW, 2036, AU
      -33.962293 151.245961
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