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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Building Bridges
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'Melbourne, 1970. Arnold is a first year resident at the Royal. It is a year of bridging: from medical student to doctor, child to adult, from mindless obedience to independent thought.

'Working endless hours in a hospital that seems to value tradition over competence, Arnold and his fellow residents comically bumble along. The only constant are his nightmares: a phobia of police. Despite his fears, it is Arnold who breathlessly calls the police to say he witnessed Peter stab Greg outside the hospital. Greg is a fellow resident doctor and Arnold's closest friend while Peter is a recently arrived immigrant working on the construction of the Westgate Bridge. So what brings these two seemingly unconnected men together in such a dramatic way?

'In this dark yet comic tale of coming of age we meet those born in the aftermath of the Holocaust, self-absorbed and ignorant of the shadow it casts over their lives. There are many bridges to be crossed that year. But not all of them will remain standing.' (Publication summary)

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    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Sid Harta Publishers , 2016 .
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      Extent: iii, 347 pp.
      • Published: 1st May 2016
      ISBN: 9781877059971
Last amended 23 Aug 2016 11:50:17
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • 1970
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