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Riders in the chariot / Patrick White ; introduction by David Malouf
Bib ID 259948
Format BookBook
Author
White, Patrick, 1912-1990
 
Description New York : [Emeryville, Calif.] : New York Review Books ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2002 
x, 643 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 1590170024 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Series

New York Review Books classics

Summary

"Patrick White's 1961 novel, set in an Australian suburb, intertwines four deeply different lives. An Aborigine artist, a Holocaust survivor, a beatific washerwoman, and a childlike heiress are each blessed - and stricken - with visionary experiences that may or may not allow them to transcend the machinations of their fellow men."--BOOK JACKET.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Fiction.  |  Holocaust survivors -- Fiction.  |  Suburban life -- Fiction.  |  Single women -- Fiction.  |  Laundresses -- Fiction.  |  Artists -- Fiction.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Fiction.
Form/genre Psychological fiction.

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