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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Against the Wall
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In suburban stories such "Against The Wall," a young girl's year of home lessons (she stutters, and school is interrupted on that account) exposes her to the delicious boredom--yet terror--of seeing what one's parents' lives are like 24 hours of the day.

(Source: Kirkus Reviews)

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  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability


    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Stories from the Warm Zone and Sydney Stories Jessica Anderson , Ringwood : Penguin , 1987 Z366184 1987 selected work short story autobiography

    'Stories told from the point of view of Beatie, a young girl growing up in Brisbane,  (Publication summary)recreate family relationships and trace the path from adolescence to adulthood.'

    Ringwood : Penguin , 1987
    pg. 45-66
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Eight Voices of the Eighties : Stories, Journalism and Criticism by Australian Women Writers Gillian Whitlock (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z11172 1989 anthology criticism extract short story autobiography correspondence prose review interview Eight women writers of the 1980s are represented with a selection of their short fiction, criticism, reviews, interviews and commentary. Some previously unpublished material is included. Brief biographical notes and a portrait accompany each selection. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 pg. 213-232
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