The Water Was Dark and It Went Forever Down single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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Alternative title: Swimming to Salvation
Notes:
Variant title appears in The Advertiser
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    y Scripsi vol. 4 no. 2 November 1986 Z597527 1986 periodical issue 1986 pg. 295-298
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    y Minimum of Two Tim Winton , Fitzroy : McPhee Gribble , 1987 Z413769 1987 selected work short story Tim Winton's characters are ordinary people who battle to maintain loyalty against all odds; women, children, men whose relationships strain under pressure and leave them bewildered, hoping, sometimes fleeing, but often finding strength in forgotten parts of themselves. (Source: LibrariesAustralia) Fitzroy : McPhee Gribble , 1987 pg. 33-39
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    y The Picador Book of the Beach The Penguin Book of the Beach Robert Drewe (editor), Chippendale : Picador , 1993 Z557744 1993 anthology short story Chippendale : Picador , 1993 pg. 221-227
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    y The Courier-Mail 18 December 1993 Z608381 1993 newspaper issue 1993 pg. wkd 4
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    y The Advertiser 13 January 1994 Z612882 1994 newspaper issue 1994 pg. 10
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    y Making Connections : Six Australian Short Story Writers Brian Keyte (editor), Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1997 Z221043 1997 anthology short story criticism

    The stories chosen chart the emotions and the experiences of human beings living at particular times and in particular places. Collected as the landmark of a new millennium approached, the stories represent an interest at that time in past and future.

    Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1997
    pg. 219-223
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    y On the Edge : Thirty Modern Australian Short Stories Barry Oakley (editor), Rowville : Five Mile Press , 2005 Z1204831 2005 anthology short story extract autobiography (taught in 1 units) Rowville : Five Mile Press , 2005 pg. 13-19

Works about this Work

Young Winton For Real Martin Flanagan (interviewer), 1987 single work biography interview criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 21 March 1987; (p. 13)
Young Winton For Real Martin Flanagan (interviewer), 1987 single work biography interview criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 21 March 1987; (p. 13)
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