Getting There single work   short story  
Getting There Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987
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An adolescent girl endures the emotional turbulence of humiliation inflicted by the nuns at her boarding school, as well as the thrill of the first innocent stirrings of attraction to a stranger she encounters at the library.

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  • Appears in:
    y It's Raining in Mango : Pictures from the Family Album Thea Astley , New York (City) : G. P. Putnam's Sons , 1987 Z355929 1987 selected work short story (taught in 2 units)

    Wresting his family from the easy living of nineteenth-century Sydney, Cornelius Laffey takes them to northern Queensland where thousands of hopefuls are digging for gold in the mud. They confront the horror of Aboriginal dispossession, and Cornelius is sacked for reporting the slaughter. This is an unforgettable tale of the other side of Australia's heritage.

    Source: Penguin Random House Australia.

    (https://penguin.com.au/books/its-raining-in-mango-popular-penguins-9780143204749)

    New York (City) : G. P. Putnam's Sons , 1987
    pg. 88-96
  • Appears in:
    y It's Raining in Mango : Pictures from the Family Album Thea Astley , New York (City) : G. P. Putnam's Sons , 1987 Z355929 1987 selected work short story (taught in 2 units)

    Wresting his family from the easy living of nineteenth-century Sydney, Cornelius Laffey takes them to northern Queensland where thousands of hopefuls are digging for gold in the mud. They confront the horror of Aboriginal dispossession, and Cornelius is sacked for reporting the slaughter. This is an unforgettable tale of the other side of Australia's heritage.

    Source: Penguin Random House Australia.

    (https://penguin.com.au/books/its-raining-in-mango-popular-penguins-9780143204749)

    Ringwood : Penguin , 1989
    pg. 101-111
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Love Stories Kerryn Goldsworthy (editor), South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 Z329737 1996 anthology short story extract humour satire South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 284-293
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Stories Thea Astley , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 Z453513 1997 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 pg. 205-215
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