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True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction

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True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction by Helen Garner
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Helen Garner visits the morgue, and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She sees 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 the storm caused by The First Stone. Her stories on the murder of the two-year-old Daniel Valerio and Akon Guode, the mother who drove her children into a lake, won her two Walkley Awards.Garner looks at the world with a shrewd and sympathetic eye. Her non-fiction is always passionate and compelling. True Stories is an extraordinary book, spanning forty years of work, by one of Australia?s great writers.

Author Biography

Helen Garner writes novels, stories, screenplays and works of non-fiction. In 2006 she received the inaugural Melbourne Prize for Literature, and in 2016 she won the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction and the Western Australian Premier's Book Award. Her most recent book, Everywhere I Look won the 2017 Indie Book Award for Non-Fiction.She lives in Melbourne.
Release date NZ
October 29th, 2018
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Pages
656
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
The Text Publishing Company
Dimensions
156x233x48
ISBN-13
9781925773194
Product ID
28145237

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