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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Best Australian Stories 2009
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bridge of Sighs, Gail Jones , 2009 single work short story (p. 1-10)
The Lap Pool, Robert Drewe , 1978 single work short story (p. 11-29)
A Refreshing Sleep, Kim Scott , 2009 single work short story (p. 30-40)
Club Selection, Tim Richards , 2008 single work short story (p. 41-54)
A Late Netting, Tara June Winch , 2009 single work short story (p. 55-59)
The Train Crossed a Bridge, Marion Halligan , 2009 single work short story (p. 60-65)
Suddenly Doctor Cox, D. B. C. Pierre , 2009 single work short story (p. 66-76)
Integrity, Patrick Holland , 2008 single work short story (p. 77-88)
Here Is a Hair from Her Head, Emily Ballou , 2009 single work short story (p. 89-99)
In Formation, Karen Hitchcock , 2004 single work short story humour (p. 101-109)
The Nun's Story, Peter Goldsworthy , 2009 single work short story (p. 110-115)
Natural, Lucy Neave , 2009 single work short story (p. 116-131)
Hell Is Other Parents, Jo Case , 2009 single work short story (p. 132-144)
The Bodies, Michael Sala , 2009 single work short story (p. 145-156)
Quicksilver's Ride, Dorothy Johnston , 2009 single work short story

An old man, having lost his ability to speak after a stroke, has retired to a half-built, empty villa at his daughter's urging. He is visited and assaulted regularly by schoolboys, led by one he nicknames Quicksilver; he cannot seek help because of his mutism. Seeking a conclusion to their battles, he hires a car, planning to hit and disable Quicksilver.

(p. 157-169)
White Spirit, Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work short story (p. 170-179)
And after Death the Judgment, Gerard Windsor , 2009 single work short story (p. 180-199)
Life Sentence, Eva Sallis , 2008 single work short story (p. 200-204)
Mal, Brooke Dunnell , 2009 single work short story (p. 205-212)
Picasso Boy, Laura Vitis , 2009 single work short story (p. 213-216)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2009 .
      Extent: xiii, 287p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Delia Falconer.
      ISBN: 9781863954532 (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Bookman Press , 1999 Z1845180 1999 series - publisher short story extract

      The second of the three Best of collections, Best Australian Stories was inaugurated in 1999, under the guidance of executive chair Morry Schwartz. In 2004, publisher Chris Feik took over the series. In March 2018, Black Inc. announced the cancellation of all three series, replaced by Best Summer Stories.

      Number in series: 10

Works about this Work

Picking Their Moment Anthony Lynch , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 318 2010; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
From Haunting to Funny, the Short Story Is in Rude Health Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-20 December 2009; (p. 22-23)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
Words to Conjure up Magic Simon Caterson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 December 2009; (p. 33)

— Review of The Best Australian Essays 2009 2009 anthology essay column prose autobiography criticism ; The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
Assortment for All Tastes, Times Diane Stubbings , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 November 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
Assortment for All Tastes, Times Diane Stubbings , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 November 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
Words to Conjure up Magic Simon Caterson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 December 2009; (p. 33)

— Review of The Best Australian Essays 2009 2009 anthology essay column prose autobiography criticism ; The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
From Haunting to Funny, the Short Story Is in Rude Health Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-20 December 2009; (p. 22-23)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
Picking Their Moment Anthony Lynch , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 318 2010; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2009 2009 anthology short story extract
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