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The long prospect

Author: Elizabeth Harrower; Fiona McGregor
Publisher: Melbourne : Text Publishing Company, 2012.
Series: Text classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sharply observed, bitter and humorous, The Long Prospect is a story of life in an Australian industrial town. Growing up neglected in a seedy boarding house, twelve-year-old Emily Lawrence befriends Max, a middle-aged scientist who encourages her to pursue her intellectual interests. Innocent Emily will face scandal, suburban snobbery and psychological torment. Originally published in 1958, The Long Prospect was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Classical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Harrower; Fiona McGregor
ISBN: 9781922079480 1922079480
OCLC Number: 808515202
Notes: Originally published in 1958.
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Text classics.
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Harrower ; [introduction by Fiona McGregor].

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Sharply observed, bitter and humorous, The Long Prospect is a story of life in an Australian industrial town. Growing up neglected in a seedy boarding house, twelve-year-old Emily Lawrence befriends Max, a middle-aged scientist who encourages her to pursue her intellectual interests. Innocent Emily will face scandal, suburban snobbery and psychological torment. Originally published in 1958, The Long Prospect was described as ranking second only to Patrick White's Voss in postwar Australian literature.

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