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y Room Temperature single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'She and six classmates have announced they'll be joining the nuns when they leave school at the end of the year. The apparent finality of this collective repudiation of the world, in a weird sort of way, is cool.

'First-born, eldest daughter, Little Mother to her siblings, Irish-Australian, brainy schoolgirl at the time the Beaumont children vanish ... will the real Carmel please stand up? When it comes time to venture into love and other alternatives, mutinous forces undermine her confidence, and malevolence turns to violence. Now she's starring in her own horror-home-movie.

'Room Temperature, a mosaic of subtle allusion and canny observation, is a novel about memory, time, and the struggle to break away from family pathology.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2001 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: [vi], 175 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • As epigraph: a quotation from Alice Munro, Differently.
      ISBN: 1862545065

Works about this Work

Behind the Ordinariness Cathy Young , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bunyip , 24 April 2002; (p. 38)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Mars Bars and Ecstasy Lucy Sussex , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 167 2002; (p. 108-110)

— Review of All That False Instruction : A Novel of Lesbian Love Elizabeth Riley 1975 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; Parachute Silk : Friends, Food, Passion : A Novel in Letters Gina Mercer 2001 single work novel ; After Cynthia Amy Witting 2001 single work novel ; Fish Lips Carolyn Van Langenberg 2001 single work novel
CoverNotes Mike Shuttleworth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 October 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Tyger, Tyger Michael Hyde 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Tiers Before Bedtime Michael Sharkey , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 October 2001; (p. 10)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; Swimming with the Jellyfish Vicki Hastrich 2001 single work novel
Hot and Cold Breezes Through the Clutter Debra Adelaide , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 November 2001; (p. 12)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Poetic Impressions of a Catholic Upbringing Samela Harris , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 November 2001; (p. 22)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Paperbacks Veronica Sen , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 18 November 2001; (p. 42)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; The Red Thread Nicholas Jose 2000 single work novel ; Confessions of a Clay Man Igor Gelbach 2001 single work novel
Journeys of Many Lifetimes Judith White , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 December - 8 January vol. 119 no. 6306 2001-2002; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Four Fires Bryce Courtenay 2001 single work novel ; Lime Bar Matthew Condon 2001 single work novel ; World of Chickens Nick Earls 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
CoverNotes Mike Shuttleworth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 October 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Tyger, Tyger Michael Hyde 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Tiers Before Bedtime Michael Sharkey , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 October 2001; (p. 10)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; Swimming with the Jellyfish Vicki Hastrich 2001 single work novel
Hot and Cold Breezes Through the Clutter Debra Adelaide , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 November 2001; (p. 12)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Poetic Impressions of a Catholic Upbringing Samela Harris , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 November 2001; (p. 22)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Paperbacks Veronica Sen , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 18 November 2001; (p. 42)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; The Red Thread Nicholas Jose 2000 single work novel ; Confessions of a Clay Man Igor Gelbach 2001 single work novel
Journeys of Many Lifetimes Judith White , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 December - 8 January vol. 119 no. 6306 2001-2002; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Four Fires Bryce Courtenay 2001 single work novel ; Lime Bar Matthew Condon 2001 single work novel ; World of Chickens Nick Earls 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Behind the Ordinariness Cathy Young , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bunyip , 24 April 2002; (p. 38)

— Review of Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel
Mars Bars and Ecstasy Lucy Sussex , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 167 2002; (p. 108-110)

— Review of All That False Instruction : A Novel of Lesbian Love Elizabeth Riley 1975 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally 2001 single work novel ; Parachute Silk : Friends, Food, Passion : A Novel in Letters Gina Mercer 2001 single work novel ; After Cynthia Amy Witting 2001 single work novel ; Fish Lips Carolyn Van Langenberg 2001 single work novel
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