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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 My Life as a Movie and Other Gross Conceits : Twenty-Four Essayes Sportifs
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'Morris Lurie, master story-teller, tackles everything and anything he can "give a crack with the edge of his brain". This is Lurie on women, Tom Wolfe, Station Pier and on holiday; Lurie in love, in trouble and in full flight.' (Source: back cover)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Clement Meadmore
  • Comprises 24 vignettes containing autobiographical references.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:McPhee Gribble ,Penguin , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Incomparable Tom Conti and Me My Life as a Movie, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 1-7)
Self Portrait : Self-Portrait in Various Prose Styles with Attendant Props and Dad, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 9-13)
Note: With title: Self-Portrait
A Pretend Tourist in Pretend Sydney, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 15-19)
Skip Dinner, Gain Many Pounds, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 21-24)
New York Heatwave, Hello and Goodbye, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 25-32)
When a Rat Parks, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 33-37)
Aspects of Melbourne, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 39-45)
Blowout in Chinatown, Duck Tongue in Cheek, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 47-51)
Broadway Arab, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 53-57)
Going to Schools Talking to Kids, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 59-63)
Crying Uncle, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 65-69)
Questionnaire, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 71-75)
Blazing Wolfe, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 77-82)
Radish Farm, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 83-85)
Visit to a Poisoned School, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 87-92)
Honey Doughnuts, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 93-94)
Saying No When What You Really Mean is No, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 95-98)
The True Glory of Travel, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 99-103)
What the Stories Tell Us, What the Stories Are For, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 105-109)
On Women, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 111-115)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: McPhee Gribble ; Penguin , 1988 .
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      Extent: 140p.
      ISBN: 0140117652
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