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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Barren Ground
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'The wheel rumbled over a piece of roadkill. Ruth glanced in the rear-view mirror, but all that remained was matted flesh and fur.

'She angled the mirror to check on her husband. Slumped in the backseat, head lolling with the motion of the ute, his eyes slitted in that way that made her feel he was watching her — even when he slept.'  (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2017 Maxine Beneba Clarke (editor), Carlton : Black Inc. , 2017 11466622 2017 anthology short story

    'In The Best Australian Stories, acclaimed writer Maxine Beneba Clarke brings together our country’s leading literary talents. Herself an award-winning short-story writer, Beneba Clarke selects exceptional stories that resonate with experience and truth, and celebrate the art of storytelling.' (Publication summary)

    Carlton : Black Inc. , 2017
    pg. 12-21
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