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Wagner's Creek, otherwise known as the arse-end of the earth, is the home of the mutton-bird, the carrion crow and the remarkable Fin Starling. Son of the local provider of 'special services', Fin is different from other children and soon it becomes clear that he is something of a miracle-worker as he transforms the dirt-poor shantytown into a place of pilgrimage.(Publisher's blurb).

Notes

  • Dedication: For Heather Stewart

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Haymarket, Sydney City, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Penguin , 2003 .
      Extent: 313p.
      ISBN: 0143001868

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

A Surfeit of Enigmas Dianne Dempsey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 259 2004; (p. 54)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel
Other Voices Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 October 2003; (p. 11)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; Old Jazz Mike Williams , 2003 single work novel ; How the Light Gets In M. J. Hyland , 2003 single work novel ; Junkie Pilgrim Wayne Grogan , 2003 single work novel
Paperback Veronica Sen , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 7 September 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; A Secret Burial Penelope Sell , 2003 single work novel
Home and Away Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 121 no. 6387 2003; (p. 75)

— Review of Shantaram Gregory David Roberts , 2003 single work novel ; The Tyrant's Novel Thomas Keneally , 2003 single work novel ; Lives and Embers Jacob G. Rosenberg , 2003 selected work short story ; The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; My Life as a Fake Peter Carey , 2003 single work novel
Something Fishy in Wagners Creek Margaret Jones , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 August 2003; (p. 20)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel
A Tidy Story - Up to the Loose End Thuy On , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 August 2003; (p. 3)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel
Something Fishy in Wagners Creek Margaret Jones , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 August 2003; (p. 20)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel
Home and Away Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 121 no. 6387 2003; (p. 75)

— Review of Shantaram Gregory David Roberts , 2003 single work novel ; The Tyrant's Novel Thomas Keneally , 2003 single work novel ; Lives and Embers Jacob G. Rosenberg , 2003 selected work short story ; The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; My Life as a Fake Peter Carey , 2003 single work novel
Paperback Veronica Sen , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 7 September 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; A Secret Burial Penelope Sell , 2003 single work novel
Other Voices Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 October 2003; (p. 11)

— Review of The Different World of Fin Starling Elizabeth Stead , 2003 single work novel ; Old Jazz Mike Williams , 2003 single work novel ; How the Light Gets In M. J. Hyland , 2003 single work novel ; Junkie Pilgrim Wayne Grogan , 2003 single work novel
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