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'Daisy is married to her job, Shirley de Young is engaged to Jack but would as soon be married to herself, while Joannie has left her husband for a fling with the movie star, Ralph Fiennes. Brad is inspired by the Eureka uprising to break up with his girlfriend, and an unexpected influx of babies - two thousand of them - calls into question the meaning of Jenny's life.

Flitting from Sydney to Melbourne, Canberra to California, this loosely linked collection of stories shines a bright fluorescent light on family, friendships, work, love and loss.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Phillip

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2009
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage , 2010 .
      Extent: vii, 309p.p.
      ISBN: 9781864710397 (pbk.), 9781742741048 (ebk.)

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The Picks of the Crop Jo Case , Chris Flynn , Morag Fraser , David McCooey , Maria Tumarkin , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 6 August 2011; (p. 26-27)
The judges of the 2011 Age Book of the Year Awards comment on each of the fifteen shortlisted titles. Morag Fraser and Maria Tumarkin comment on the non-fiction titles, David McCooey on the poetry titles and Jo Case and Chris Flynn on the fiction titles.
Making Short Work of Literature Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 6 November 2010; (p. 25)
Dazzling Tales Herald New Talents Diane Stubbings , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 October 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Having Cried Wolf Gretchen Shirm , 2010 selected work short story ; Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 October 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of A Darker Music Maris Morton , 2010 single work novel ; Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Off the Shelf : Stories Lorien Kaye , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 September 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Untitled Rachel Wilson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 90 no. 1 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Off the Shelf : Stories Lorien Kaye , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 September 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 October 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of A Darker Music Maris Morton , 2010 single work novel ; Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Dazzling Tales Herald New Talents Diane Stubbings , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 October 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Having Cried Wolf Gretchen Shirm , 2010 selected work short story ; Like Being a Wife Catherine Harris , 2009 selected work short story
Making Short Work of Literature Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 6 November 2010; (p. 25)
The Picks of the Crop Jo Case , Chris Flynn , Morag Fraser , David McCooey , Maria Tumarkin , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 6 August 2011; (p. 26-27)
The judges of the 2011 Age Book of the Year Awards comment on each of the fifteen shortlisted titles. Morag Fraser and Maria Tumarkin comment on the non-fiction titles, David McCooey on the poetry titles and Jo Case and Chris Flynn on the fiction titles.
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