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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Dreams of Speaking
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Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon Dreams of Speaking Gail Jones , Milsons Point : Vintage Australia , 2006 Z1226570 2006 single work novel (taught in 4 units)

Alice is entranced by the aesthetics of technology and, in every aeroplane flight, every Xerox machine, every neon sign, sees the poetry of modernity. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. Like Alice, he is culturally and geographically displaced. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth-century invention. His own knowledge begins to inform her writing, and these two solitary beings become a mutual support for each other a long way from home. - Back cover

Australian Texts: International Contexts University of Sydney 2010 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon Dreams of Speaking Gail Jones , Milsons Point : Vintage Australia , 2006 Z1226570 2006 single work novel (taught in 4 units)

Alice is entranced by the aesthetics of technology and, in every aeroplane flight, every Xerox machine, every neon sign, sees the poetry of modernity. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. Like Alice, he is culturally and geographically displaced. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth-century invention. His own knowledge begins to inform her writing, and these two solitary beings become a mutual support for each other a long way from home. - Back cover

Australian Texts: International Contexts University of Sydney 2008 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon Dreams of Speaking Gail Jones , Milsons Point : Vintage Australia , 2006 Z1226570 2006 single work novel (taught in 4 units)

Alice is entranced by the aesthetics of technology and, in every aeroplane flight, every Xerox machine, every neon sign, sees the poetry of modernity. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. Like Alice, he is culturally and geographically displaced. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth-century invention. His own knowledge begins to inform her writing, and these two solitary beings become a mutual support for each other a long way from home. - Back cover

Australian Texts: International Contexts University of Sydney 2009 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon Dreams of Speaking Gail Jones , Milsons Point : Vintage Australia , 2006 Z1226570 2006 single work novel (taught in 4 units)

Alice is entranced by the aesthetics of technology and, in every aeroplane flight, every Xerox machine, every neon sign, sees the poetry of modernity. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. Like Alice, he is culturally and geographically displaced. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth-century invention. His own knowledge begins to inform her writing, and these two solitary beings become a mutual support for each other a long way from home. - Back cover

Australian Texts: International Contexts University of Sydney 2011 (Semester 1)
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