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 BIOGRAPHY

Series:Text Classics Ser.

This first volume of Ruth Park's autobiography is an account of her isolated childhood in the rainforests of New Zealand, her convent education which encouraged her love of words and writing, and the bitter years of the Depression.She then entered the rough-a... read more

Fence Around the Cuckoo: Text Classics
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 BIOGRAPHY

Series:Text Classics Ser.

Born in New Zealand, Ruth Park came to Australia to continue her work as a journalist, newly married to D'Arcy Niland. Determined to earn their living as writers, they submitted story outlines to radio stations, idea for articles to newspapers and accepted whatev... read more

Fishing in the Styx: Text Classics
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 SPORT

Series:Text Classics Ser.

In 1950, aged in his mid-thirties, 'tall, shy, shambling' Jack Iverson burst forth from obscurity in suburban Melbourne, 'bowled like no man before' and became a national sensation, then faded from view almost as swiftly. He died in obscurity, in tragic circumstances. In... read more

Mystery Spinner: Text Classics
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 Australian Fiction

Series:Text Classics Ser.
Awards:Winner of Patrick White Literary Award 1999.

This is the story of the families of the plains--obsessed with their land and history, their culture and mythology--and of the man who ventured into their world. First published in 1982, The Plainsis a mesmerising work of startling originality.
This handsom... read more

The Plains - Text Classics
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