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The art of the engine driver

Author: Steven Carroll
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : Flamingo, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The Art of the Engine Driver' is the story of one evening in the lives of the residents of a new outer Melbourne suburb. As a mighty steam train leaves Spencer Street Station on its haul to Sydney, a family of three Vic, Rita and their son Michael are walking down their street to an engagement party. George Bedser, a shipbuilder from Liverpool, is celebrating the engagement of his daughter, Patsy. He has no family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Carroll
ISBN: 073227057X 9780732270575
OCLC Number: 52334941
Awards: Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2002.
Description: 278 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Steven Carroll.

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As a mighty steam train leaves Spencer Street station on its haul to Sydney, the nearby residents are on their way to an engagement party... Set in post-war Melbourne, this is a story of change and  Read more...

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