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Selling Desk Sets in the City single work   short story  
  • Author:agent John Kinsella
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Selling Desk Sets in the City
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'[...]he'd been battling drug and alcohol problems and when Social Security and CES forced him to go on a "sales training course" he did so because (a) he had no choice and (b) he had to do something . . . something else. [...]she'd said that to him just after discovering he'd pawned her earrings and silver bracelets to buy a couple of sticks of mull. Two of the zealots were engaged in eager conversation-a young man and a young woman, white shirt and white blouse, black trousers and black knee-length skirt, each waving whiteboard markers around as if they were wands. Desk sets: plastic molded desk sets with two pens in plastic swivel holders, a tubular well for pencils and other pens, a flat square well for paperclips and bits 'n' pieces, and a peculiar little globe of the world that could be turned and looked as if the map would peel off in quartered orange-peel-like segments.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 30 no. 1 June 2016 10531896 2016 periodical issue 2016 pg. 47-52
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  • Armadale area, South & South East Perth, Perth, Western Australia,
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