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Date: 25 Sep 1986
Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Interview with Morris Lurie, Australian Author
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Lurie talks about his autobiography; childhood, his children's story, The Story of Imelda, Who was Small, his enjoyment of comics and education at Prahran Technical College and Melbourne High School. He then discusses his first short story, 'Bachelor Flat' and first published work, 'Hurley's Life of Samuel Johnson'; his writing experiences in London and America; his interest in jazz and his career in children's literature. Lurie also describes his own tastes in reading, his Jewish background, working on screeplays, involvement in the illustration of his works and his views on films.

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      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: 1986 .
      Extent: 4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips. + transcript (167 leaves)p.
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      • Corrected transcript available (typescript, 167 leaves) at the National Library.
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