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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 That Carrie One
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When Carrie Grant's mother dies, she is left alone to take care of her widowed, blind father, Hector. Carrie's siblings leave the house, which Carrie resents: Hilda is married and caring for her children, and Nettie is a nurse at a hospital.

Nettie comes home for the funeral; she tries to help around the house, but only leaves a mess for Carrie to clean up.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability


    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Long Time Dying Olga Masters , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1985 Z342123 1985 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1985 pg. 261-276
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Collected Stories Olga Masters , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z228113 1996 collected work short story

    'In the brief four years between the publication of her first volume of short stories and her death in 1986, Olga Masters was celebrated as one of Australia's most powerful and original writers. She won a National Book Council award and was shortlisted for another, and was published in the United States, France and Italy. She wrote two novels and three collections of stories, the third published posthumously. Gathered now in one volume are all the stories from The Home Girls and A Long Time Dying and those she had completed for The Rose Fancier, tough, honest stories that portray rural and suburban life with compassion and unsparing observation. ' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996
    pg. 402-414
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