The Resource True Stories

True Stories

Label
True Stories
Title
True Stories
Statement of responsibility
Helen Garner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 1997 Kibble Award for Literature, True Stories spans twenty-five years of work by one of Australia's great writers.In this extraordinary collection of non-fiction stories, Helen Garner visits the morgue and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She watches women giving birth and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex. She attends a school dance and a gun show. She writes about dreaming, about turning fifty and about the storm caused by her book The First Stone. Her story on the murder of the two-year-old Daniel Valerio wins her a Walkley Award.Garner looks at the world with a shrewd and sympathetic eye. Her non-fiction, with its many voices, is passionate and compelling. 'Helen Garner writes the best sentences in Australia.' Bulletin
Summary
Collects all of the author's nonfiction essays over the course of her almost fifty years of writing, including works about family, love, growing old, and marriage
Award
Nita B. Kibble Literary Award, 1997.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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307685
Cataloging source
NOV
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1942-
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Garner, Helen
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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selected non-fiction
Label
True Stories
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e2ade1b7-c102-4601-8508-0fad53d67a08
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781921776434
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
True Stories
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e2ade1b7-c102-4601-8508-0fad53d67a08
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781921776434
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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