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Dirt music : a novel

Author: Tim Winton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner edView all editions and formats
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Despite her marriage to Jim Buckridge, Georgie Jutland has never really become a part of his inbred fishing community, and her tentative link to conventional life is further jeopardized when she begins a love affair with Luther Fox, the local poacher andoutcast.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Winton
ISBN: 0743228022 9780743228022
OCLC Number: 48773945
Notes: Originally published: Sydney : Picador, 2001.
Awards: Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2002.
Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2002.
Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Fiction Book 2002.
Shortlisted for Courier-Mail Book of the Year Award 2002.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.
Description: 411 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Tim Winton.
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Set in the wild landscape of Western Australia, this novel by the author of "The Riders" is about the odds of breaking with the past, a love story about people stifled by grief and regret, and a  Read more...

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Gretel Erlich author of "The Solace of Open Spaces" "Dirt Music" plunges the reader straight into small-town life in Western Australia, where we find ourselves at once adrift and percussed by the Read more...

 
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