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Dreams of speaking

Author: Gail Jones
Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW ; New York : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alice is in Paris to write, and she is entranced by the aesthetics of technology. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth- century invention.
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Genre/Form: Erotic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Jones
ISBN: 1741665221 9781741665222
OCLC Number: 65526988
Awards: Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2007.
Description: 213 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gail Jones.

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Alice is in Paris to write, and she is entranced by the aesthetics of technology. Mr Sakamoto, a survivor of the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, is an expert on Alexander Graham Bell. The pair forge an unlikely friendship as Mr Sakamoto regales Alice with stories of twentieth- century invention.

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