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Strange times : a short story / Georgia Blain
Bib ID 7286158
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Blain, Georgia, 1964-2016 author
 
Online Access
Description North Sydney, NSW : Random House Australia Pty Ltd, [2006] 
©2006 
1 online resource (23 pages) 
ISBN 0857980734 (EPUB)
9780857980731 (EPUB)
Technical Details

text file : EPUB : 0.4MB 

Summary

Nothing is as vivid, or as strange, as the memory of our school days. As a child Georgia Blain craved normality. With both parents in the public eye and the 1970s in full swing, she dreamt of a family more like the versions depicted in her mother's weekly newspaper column. At the end of her primary years, Georgia is given the opportunity to reinvent herself, change schools and begin Opportunity Class, only to discover that all environments expose Strange Times. From the acclaimed collection of true tales Births Deaths Marriages.

Notes

Imprint: RHA eBooks Adult.

‘Strange Times’ first published as ‘Mao Comes to Sydney’ in Granta 95: Loved Ones in Autumn 2006.

Published by Random House Australia in Births Deaths Marriages in 2008.

Subjects Short stories, Australian  |  Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs  |  Literary Collections - Essays  |  Literary essays  |  Memoirs  |  Australian

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