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Notes

  • Dedication: For my anchor, my rudder and my sail.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Chippendale, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Picador , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Death and Ideai"Travelling from Ballarat the other day", David Martin , single work poetry (p. 254)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chippendale, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 1991 .
      Extent: 330p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.

Works about this Work

The Absence of Hungary : Notes on a Didactic Autobiography by David Martin Russell West-Pavlov , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imaginary Antipodes : Essays on Contemporary Australian Literature and Culture 2011; (p. 129-142)
In this chapter, West-Pavlov shows 'how David Martin's autobiographical fictions Fox on My Door (1987) and My Strange Friend (1991) hollow out possible origins of their stories, building a political ethics upon the absence of a moment or site of originary belonging. What emerge instead are networks of contingent, politicized and ethical relationships...' (From author's introduction, 13)
Pushed into the Bourgeois Camp : David Martin and the CPA Allan Gardiner , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 142 1996; (p. 27-30)
Other People's Lives Susan Powell , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , January vol. 2 no. 4 1992; (p. 7-10)
Enthralling Life Story Laurie Clancy , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 November 1991; (p. 6)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
A Celebral Affair Serge Liberman , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 136 1991; (p. 30-31)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
A Noble Life Robyn Huppert , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , April 1991; (p. 18)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
From Ludi to David: Cheerful Reeminiscences of a Dislocated Life A. P. Riemer , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 June 1991; (p. 41)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
Destinations Susan Powell , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Society , July 1991; (p. 38-40)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
Warrior of the World John McLaren , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 June 1991; (p. rev 5)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
An Abundant Life Walter Crocker , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 123 1991; (p. 87-88)

— Review of My Strange Friend : an autobiography David Martin , 1991 single work autobiography
The Absence of Hungary : Notes on a Didactic Autobiography by David Martin Russell West-Pavlov , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imaginary Antipodes : Essays on Contemporary Australian Literature and Culture 2011; (p. 129-142)
In this chapter, West-Pavlov shows 'how David Martin's autobiographical fictions Fox on My Door (1987) and My Strange Friend (1991) hollow out possible origins of their stories, building a political ethics upon the absence of a moment or site of originary belonging. What emerge instead are networks of contingent, politicized and ethical relationships...' (From author's introduction, 13)
Other People's Lives Susan Powell , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , January vol. 2 no. 4 1992; (p. 7-10)
Pushed into the Bourgeois Camp : David Martin and the CPA Allan Gardiner , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 142 1996; (p. 27-30)
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