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Pulse points : stories

Author: Jennifer Down
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Text Publishing Company , 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The characters in Jennifer Down's Pulse Points live in small dusty towns, glittering exotic cities and slow droll suburbs; they are mourners, survivors and perpetrators. In the award-winning Aokigahara, a young woman travels to the sea of trees in Japan to say goodbye. In Coarsegold, a woman conducts an illicit affair while her recovering girlfriend works the overnight motel shift in the middle of nowhere. In Dogs,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Australian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Down
ISBN: 9781925410341 192541034X 9781925355970 1925355977
OCLC Number: 988322662
Awards: Winner of Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year 2018 (Australia)
Winner of Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year 2017 (Australia)
Short-listed for Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2018 (Australia)
Short-listed for NSW Premier's Literary Awards: Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2018 (Australia)
Short-listed for Queensland Literary Awards: Short Story Collection Award 2018 (Australia)
Description: 225 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pulse points --
Aokigahara --
We got used to here fast --
Turncoat --
Dogs --
Convalescence --
Vaseline --
Peaks --
Eternal father --
Alpine road --
Vox clamantis --
Hungry for God --
Pressure okay --
Coarsegold.
Responsibility: by Jennifer Down.

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"The characters in Jennifer Down's Pulse Points live in small dusty towns, glittering exotic cities and slow droll suburbs; they are mourners, survivors and perpetrators. In the award-winning Aokigahara, a young woman travels to the sea of trees in Japan to say goodbye. In Coarsegold, a woman conducts an illicit affair while her recovering girlfriend works the overnight motel shift in the middle of nowhere. In Dogs, Foggo runs an unruly gang of bored, cruel boys with a scent for fresh meat. In Pressure Okay a middle-aged man goes to the theatre, gets a massage, remembers his departed wife, navigates the long game of grief with his adult daughter..."--Publisher's description.

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