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Issue Details: First known date: 2007-2008... 2007-2008 The Aquarium at Night
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin Eternal Summer vol. 66-67 no. 4-1 2007-2008 Z1487359 2007-2008 periodical issue 2007-2008 pg. 4-16
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Rip Robert Drewe , Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2008 Z1522488 2008 selected work short story

    'Set against the backdrop of the Australian coast, as randomly and imminently violent as it is beautiful, The Rip reveals the fragility of relationships between husbands and wives, children and parents, friends and lovers.

    'You will find yourself set down in a modern Garden of Eden with a disgraced Adam seeking his Eve; sharing the fears of a small boy in a coastal classroom as a tsunami approaches; in an English gaol cell with an Australian surfer on drug charges; and witnessing a middle-aged farmer contemplating murdering the hippie who stole his wife.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb (Penguin ed.)

    Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2008
    pg. 85-113
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2008 Delia Falconer (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 Z1535129 2008 anthology short story (taught in 1 units) Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 pg. 10-24
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