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y separately published work icon Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella selected work   short story   poetry   autobiography  
  • Author:agent Robert Adamson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/adamson-robert
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Detectives and Paradise Rifle Birds, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 8-11)
A Chain of Flashing Images, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 12-15)
Prawns from Jerusalem, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 16-19)
The Tobacco Tin Jewel Box, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 20-22)
Mandy and the Firetails, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 23-30)
A Hawk, Dutch, and Flathead Creek, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 31-35)
Teen Angel, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 39-44)
Skin Deep, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 45-47)
You are My Sunshine, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 48-50)
The Girl with the Black Velvet Band, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 53-68)
The Koori Pit-Stop Interlude, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 69-76)
A Sugar Bag of Trout, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 77-82)
Carol Luck's Interrogation, Robert Adamson , single work short story (p. 85-97)
Police Confession : Tenterfield 2/12/1958, Robert Adamson , single work biography (p. 98-99)
The Tightly Written Lifei"Along the curb, 3 a.m. so cold, so warm, the seasons", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 107)
Street Kids The Old Childreni"They speak for themselves, though in a code", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 108-109)
State Ward Invents Mother State Ward Sonneti"In the mess hall by shimmering glass reflected", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 110)
Albion Street / Children's Courti"Then you're up before The Beak", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 111)
Hot-Dogs and Alchemyi"Shadow walks the wharf on a line of sun", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 112-113)
Petrol Sniffingi"A red shell on a yellow can: a joke", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 114-115)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
First half of book is prose, the other half is a collection of poems.

Works about this Work

Documentation of Australia's People : Variety in Autobiography Rosanne Dingli , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Northern Perspective , Wet Season vol. 16 no. 2 1993; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
A Struggling Text Alison Croggon , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Voices , Winter vol. 2 no. 2 1992; (p. 103-107)

— Review of Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Detached Vignettes of a Life Janice Shaw , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 27 June 1992; (p. 48)

— Review of Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Vanished World Comes to Life Gary Catalano , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 March 1992; (p. 10)

— Review of Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Tough But Compassionate Fallen Angel Giles Hugo , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 February 1992; (p. wkd 20)

— Review of Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Four Irresistible Lives Amirah Inglis , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Modern Times , April no. 2 1992; (p. 31-32)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Into the World Mate Alac , 1992 single work autobiography ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
From Outside, Without Insight Mary Rose Liverani , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 March 1992; (p. rev 6)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Self-Styled Battler's Rambling Soap Opera Peter Pierce , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 April 1992; (p. C8)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography
Variations on the Conventions : How Autobiography is Changing Bev Roberts , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 139 1992; (p. 8-11)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; I Love to Live : The Fabulous Life of Barry Dickins Barry Dickins , 1991 single work autobiography ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
Documentation of Australia's People : Variety in Autobiography Rosanne Dingli , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Northern Perspective , Wet Season vol. 16 no. 2 1993; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
The Poet as Publisher Patricia Rolfe , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 February vol. 113 no. 5808 1992; (p. 108)
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