Laminex and Mirrors single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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  • Appears in:
    y 10 Short Stories You Must Read in 2011 Larissa Behrendt , Surry Hills : Australia Council for the Arts , 2011 Z1929358 2011 selected work poetry Surry Hills : Australia Council for the Arts , 2011 pg. 1-22
  • Appears in:
    y Like a House on Fire Cate Kennedy , Brunswick : Scribe , 2012 Z1891466 2012 selected work short story 'From prize-winning short-story writer Cate Kennedy comes a new collection to rival her highly acclaimed Dark Roots. In Like a House on Fire, Kennedy once again takes ordinary lives and dissects their ironies, injustices and pleasures with her humane eye and wry sense of humour. In 'Laminex and Mirrors', a young woman working as a cleaner in a hospital helps an elderly patient defy doctor's orders. In 'Cross-Country', a jilted lover manages to misinterpret her ex's new life. And in 'Ashes', a son accompanies his mother on a journey to scatter his father's remains, while lifelong resentments simmer in the background.

    'Cate Kennedy's poignant short stories find the beauty and tragedy in illness and mortality, life and love.' (From the publisher's website.)
    Brunswick : Scribe , 2012
    pg. 35-56
Last amended 28 Mar 2013