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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Big World
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'Hitting the road in a Kombi that's like a garden shed on wheels.' (Journeys, p.33)

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  • Appears in:
    y The Turning Tim Winton , Sydney : Picador , 2004 Z1146280 2004 selected work short story (taught in 12 units)

    The Turning comprises seventeen overlapping stories of second thoughts and mid-life regret set in the brooding small-town world of coastal Western Australia. Here are turnings of all kinds - changes of heart, nasty surprises, slow awakenings, sudden detours - where people struggle against the terrible weight of the past and challenge the lives they've made for themselves.

    These elegiac stories examine the darkness and frailty of ordinary people and celebrate the moments when the light shines through.

    Sydney : Picador , 2004
    pg. 1-15
  • Appears in:
    y The Sun-Herald 2 January 2005 Z1169533 2005 newspaper issue 2005 pg. 49, 52-53
  • Appears in:
    y Journeys : Modern Australian Short Stories Barry Oakley , Rowville : Five Islands Press , 2007 Z1435907 2007 anthology short story Rowville : Five Islands Press , 2007 pg. 33-48
  • Appears in:
    y The Advertiser 22 December 2007 Z1456210 2007 newspaper issue 2007 pg. 9-11 Section: Review
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  • Western Australia,
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