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Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Postcards from Surfers' Paradise
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Alternative title: Postcards from Surfers
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Short Stories vol. 2 no. 5 1984 Z574950 1984 periodical issue 1984 pg. 50-60
    • With title: Postcards from Surfers' Paradise.
    • Illustration by Amanda Upton.
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    y Postcards from Surfers : Stories Helen Garner , Fitzroy : McPhee Gribble , 1985 Z372281 1985 selected work short story

    'From one of Australia's most celebrated writers comes eleven stories about the complexities of life and love; of looking back and longing; of what it means to be a stranger, on foreign ground and known, told with the piercing familiarity and resonance we have come to expect from Helen Garner. Remarkably honest, often very funny and always woven in ways that surprise, these stories tease out everyday life to show the darkness underneath - but also the possibilities of joy.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb (Penguin Modern Classics)

    Fitzroy : McPhee Gribble , 1985
    pg. 1-16
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    y 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 Some previously unpublished material is included.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. 349-361
    Note: With title: Postcards from Surfers
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    y Goodbye to Romance : Stories by New Zealand and Australian Women Writers 1930-1988 Elizabeth Webby (editor), Lydia Wevers (editor), Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 1989 Z180864 1989 selected work short story poetry life story humour Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 1989 pg. 274-286
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    y The Picador Book of the Beach The Penguin Book of the Beach Robert Drewe (editor), Chippendale : Picador , 1993 Z557744 1993 anthology short story Chippendale : Picador , 1993 pg. 243-263
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    y Fabulous at Fifty : Fifty of the Best from Australian Short Stories Bruce Pascoe (editor), Lyn Harwood (editor), Apollo Bay : Pascoe Publishing , 1995 Z462413 1995 anthology short story extract autobiography Apollo Bay : Pascoe Publishing , 1995 pg. 207-217
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    y Making Connections : Six Australian Short Story Writers Brian Keyte (editor), Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1997 Z221043 1997 anthology short story criticism

    The stories chosen chart the emotions and the experiences of human beings living at particular times and in particular places. Collected as the landmark of a new millennium approached, the stories represent an interest at that time in past and future.

    Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1997
    pg. 105-116
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    y My Hard Heart : Selected Fiction Helen Garner , Ringwood : Viking , 1998 Z444067 1998 selected work short story Ringwood : Viking , 1998 pg. 194-210
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    y Penguin Australian Summer Stories Ringwood : Penguin , 1999 Z575009 1999 anthology short story extract Ringwood : Penguin , 1999 pg. 232-250
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