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'In homage to that most civilised of activities, letter writing, Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire created the literary afternoons of Women of Letters. Some of Australia's finest dames of stage, screen and page have delivered missives on a series of themes.

'Published here for the first time are Deborah Conway writing about the ups and downs of being a dog owner in "A Letter to the Best Decision I Ever Made"; Ita Buttrose imagining an alternative life as an opera singer in "A Letter to the Life I Could Have Lived"; Tracee Hutchison writing "A Complaint Letter" to complaint letters; Pip Lincolne describing a magical childhood afternoon in "A Letter to the Moment I Knew it Was Time to Go Home"; "A Love Letter" from Kate Miller-Heidke aged twenty-nine to Kate Miller-Heidke aged twelve; and Helen Garner looking back on a teacher both terrifying and inspiring in "A Letter to the Person I Misjudged".

'Touching, funny and wise, this brand new collection of letters is a captivating tribute to correspondence.' (From the publisher's website.)

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    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2012 .
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      • Publication date: 23 April. 2012.
      ISBN: 9781742535760 (ebk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Penguin Shorts Penguin (publisher), Camberwell : Penguin , 2012- Z1858634 2012 series - publisher short story prose correspondence autobiography

      'Penguin Shorts, Penguin's digital series of short works, offers readers engaging, entertaining non-fiction and fiction for approximately the same price as a cup of coffee, designed to be read over a long commute or during a lunch hour.

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      '"Our ambition in this digital publishing venture is not to experiment with quality but with form: our aim is to fill a current gap by bringing readers high-quality work that is too short for a book and too long for a magazine, so that you need never be without a something satisfying to read."' - Ben Ball, Publishing Director, Penguin General

      Source: Penguin website,
      Sighted: 07/05/2012

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