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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Sugar Bag Dreamin' Country
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'The routine task of transporting Jimmy Sugar to attend sorry business in Adelaide River takes Ray Cunningham on a detour into the old man’s country, where simple events take on new meaning.'

Source: Description from the 2013 Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize for New and Emerging Writers shortlist (https://overland.org.au/2013/10/shortlist-for-the-2013-short-story-prize/)

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    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2014 Amanda Lohrey (editor), Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2014 7989511 2014 anthology short story (taught in 2 units)

    'In The Best Australian Stories 2014, Patrick White Award–winning author Amanda Lohrey selects the outstanding short fiction of the year. Sometimes fantastical, sometimes raw, and always a ‘shot of adrenaline to the mind and heart’, this collection features exciting new voices alongside the established and admired.'

    'The edges of reality blur in a corporate lawyer’s tale of working in a 1200-storey glass tower. A prized coffee table becomes the focus of a father’s anxieties and frustrations. Tense and fractured lines of communication shape the life of an interpreter on Christmas Island. Imaginative, remarkable, intimate – this unmissable anthology celebrates the art of consummate storytelling.' (Source: Publisher's Blurb)

    Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2014
    pg. 165-173
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