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The city of empty rooms

Author: Thomas W Shapcott
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Salt, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning Australian poet Tom Shapcott's latest collection shows him writing at the top of his form, about family, ancestry and origins and about contemporary concerns and social issues.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Shapcott
ISBN: 9781844712786 1844712788
OCLC Number: 123942686
Awards: Short-listed for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Poetry Collection- Arts Queensland Judith Wright Calanthe Award 2007
Description: 125 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Totems Part I Language Cape Lilacs for Elizabeth Returning to Looe At Byron Bay Adelaide Stone Reclaim Looking for Ancestors in Limerick Physalis Rain in the Courtyard Stories Part II The Ballad of Razor Wire Creative Writing Class Three Grotesques The Unwanted Seven Refugee Poems New Year's Eve Aubade The City of Empty Rooms Part III Mozart, Mahler, Those Russians Roy Agnew Keyboard Music Eugene Goossens Part IV London 1972 The Pebble Beach at St Stefan, Montenegro Budva, Square of the Poets Chekhov in Montenegro Wine at Lake Ohrid Bushfire Land Outside Skopje, Macedonia The Last Winter Part VBeginnings and Endings Beginnings I Beginnings II Beginnings III Endings Backyard Boys I Backyard Boys II Eggplant Preserving I Preserving II Beginnings and Endings I Beginnings and Endings II Animals I Animals II Endings II Twist of the Dice Fingernails Old Soldier Chocos Aubergine Melanzane Brinjal Endings III Part VI Bagatelles for the Twins Old Children Hometown The Questions I The Questions II The Questions III A Last One for Bruce Surf and Sand The Bruce Giraween Introduction to the Body Lady of the Birds Three Score Years and Ten
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