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The slap

Author: Christos Tsiolkas
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told from the points of view of eight people who are present at the same barbeque. The slap and its consequences will force them all the question the way they live, their expectations, beliefs and desires.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christos Tsiolkas
ISBN: 1741753597 9781741753592
OCLC Number: 265244779
Awards: Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book 2009.
Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2009.
Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2009.
Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010.
Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009.
Shortlisted for Australian Literature Society Gold Medal 2009.
Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2009.
Description: 485 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Christos Tsiolkas.

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