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Everyman's rules for scientific living

Author: Carrie Tiffany
Publisher: London : Picador, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1934, the Great War is long over and the next is yet to come. It is a brief time of optimism and advancement. Billowing dust and information, the government 'Better Farming Train' slides through the wheat fields and small towns of Australia, bringing city experts and advice to those already living on the land. The train is on a crusade to persuade the country that science holds the answers and that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tiffany, Carrie, 1965-
Everyman's rules for scientific living.
London : Picador, 2006
(OCoLC)892050893
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carrie Tiffany
ISBN: 0330437763 9780330437769 0330437771 9780330437776
OCLC Number: 62343970
Notes: "First published 2005 by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney"--Title page verso.
Awards: Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2006.
Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2006.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Carrie Tiffany.

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An enchanting and wise novel about the rocky terrain of both a hostile landscape and the human heart.  Read more...

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"Tiffany reminds me of John Steinbeck in the depiction of Dust Bowl living and Ernest Hemingway in the lean, controlled prose that evolves such emotional power. A luminous debut." Read more...

 
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