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Author: Steve Toltz
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From his prison cell, Jasper Dean tells the story of his scheming father Martin, his crazy Uncle Terry and how the three of them upset - mostly unintentionally - an entire continent.

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Toltz
ISBN: 9780141031828 0141031824
OCLC Number: 444358708
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award People's Choice for Fiction 2009.
Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2009.
Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009.
Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2009.
Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008.
Description: 711 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Steve Toltz.

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'A fat book but very light on its feet, skipping from anecdote, to rant, to reflection, like a stone skimming across a pond ... it is brilliant' Guardian 'If first novels were sandwiches, Steve Read more...

 
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