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  • Author: David Malouf
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 The Kyogle Line
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Alternative title: al-Khaṭṭ al-ḥadīdī Kāyūjil.
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    y 12 Edmondstone Street David Malouf , London : Chatto and Windus , 1985 Z383858 1985 selected work autobiography essay

    'Malouf invites us on an intimate, beautifully described journey into his own past, beginning in his childhood home.

    'This remarkable book combines autobiography with a subtle, almost painterly sense of the ways in which the objects which we surround ourselves, and the places in which we live, build up our private maps of reality and shape our personal mythologies. David Malouf begins by describing in love, evocative detail, the house in Brisbane where he was born and grew up, moving from room to room, always relating the smallest items in it to the life he remembers and his widening perception of the world at large. He moves on to describe life in the Tuscan village where he lived, and the arrival of an Australian Television crew; reflecting on his first visit to India, he touches on the problems of interpreting and evaluating unfamiliar places; back in Australia, he recalls a traumatic wartime journey with his father from Brisbane to Sydney. Funny, humane and beautifully written, this is a unique and extraordinary essay in autobiography.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb (Vintage reprint). (Sighted: 9/5/2014)

    London : Chatto and Windus , 1985
    pg. 123-134
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    y Coast to Coast : Recent Australian Prose Writing Kerryn Goldsworthy (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1986 Z373606 1986 anthology short story prose essay extract Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1986 pg. 84-91
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    y Latitudes : New Writing from the North Susan Johnson (editor), Mary Roberts (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1986 Z31179 1986 anthology short story prose biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1986 pg. 64-72
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    y Displacements 2 : Multicultural Storytellers Sneja Gunew (editor), Geelong : Deakin University Press , 1987 Z373219 1987 anthology poetry short story extract prose criticism biography autobiography Geelong : Deakin University Press , 1987 pg. 88-93
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    y Neighbours : Multicultural Writing of the 1980s Ronald Frederick Holt (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z194854 1991 anthology short story poetry prose biography humour This collection of Australian multicultural writing is comprised of 26 short stories and two brief prose pieces written or first published in the 1980s (ix). The general theme is immigrant experience and the work is organized loosely in five thematic sections: Rejections; Transitions; Worlds Between; Generations; Connections. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 pg. 64-70
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    y The Second Largest Island : Modern Australian Short Stories Belinda Rikard-Bell (editor), Flinders : Flinders Publishing , 1994 Z425808 1994 anthology short story prose biography crime Flinders : Flinders Publishing , 1994 pg. 43-51
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    y The Oxford Book of Travel Stories Patricia Craig (editor), New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1996 Z813456 1996 anthology short story travel New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 390-396
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    y تاريخ شفوي : الجيل الثالث اللبناني في استراليا. Oral History : The Third Generation Lebanese in Australia Samar al-ʻAṭṭar (interviewer), Sydney : 2013 7035263 2013 selected work interview

    'Six interviews with prominent Lebanese-Australians conducted between 1987-1990: David Malouf, John Moses, Stan Correy, Ray de Teliga, Carmen Khalil and Nicola Joseph.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Sydney : 2013
    Note: With title: al-Khaṭṭ al-ḥadīdī Kāyūjil
Language: Japanese
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