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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 The Circumference of the Knowable World : Travel Stories
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* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1994 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Circumference of the Knowable World, John Borthwick , single work prose travel
'The late '60s. Back thin I believed, with all the earnestness that only one's late teen years can summon, that my life in Sydney was certifiably dead. Already too old to succeed, yet too young to fail, I borrowed $20 in order to flee the academic, economic and romantic corpses strewn (I imagined) behind me. I would take to the roads, to quest, to disappear forever. Or at least to hitchhike around Australia, the circumference of the knowable world.' (p. 85)
(p. 12-23)

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