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Alternative title: Life in the Bus Lane
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Fiveways
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'Set in Brisbane, this ambitious debut novel tells the story of five very different men and women who share a bus route but who are on very different journeys. Featuring an immigrant cellist grieving the loss of his daughter; a young banker who finds that having a rich father isn't always enough; a single mother caring for two difficult sons; an accountant struggling to come to terms with his unfulfilled ambition; and a runaway drug addict, Fiveways is a fascinating snapshot of some of the people who inhabit a modern city.' (Provided by the publisher).

Notes

  • To Old Ed and Les.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2007

Works about this Work

In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 August 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
Life on the West End Bus in Five Variations Shane Strange , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 9 August 2008; (p. 13)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
On the Buses Phil Brown , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 6 - 12 August no. 697 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
Extraordinary Life Suzanna Clarke , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 - 30 September 2007; (p. 27)
On the Buses Phil Brown , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 6 - 12 August no. 697 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
Life on the West End Bus in Five Variations Shane Strange , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 9 August 2008; (p. 13)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 August 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of Fiveways Ian Commins , 2007 single work novel
Extraordinary Life Suzanna Clarke , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 - 30 September 2007; (p. 27)

Awards

2007 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Manuscript of an Emerging Queensland Author Awarded to the manuscript under the title 'Life in the Bus Lane'.
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  • West End, South Brisbane - East Brisbane area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,
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