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So this is life : scenes from a country childhood

Author: Anne Manne
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anne Manne reflects on her idyllic childhood in rural Australia in this charming collection of vignettes. First published as an occasional series in `Quadrant' magazine in the early 1990s, this marks the first time these delightful stories have been gathered together in one single anthology.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anne Manne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Manne
ISBN: 9780522855210 0522855210
OCLC Number: 428974500
Description: 152 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Border --
So This Is Life --
Mrs Mac --
The Verdict --
Centaur --
The Principles of Life --
Mr Menzies' Pension --
Dux --
An Ordinary Man --
Old Ma Doak --
The Continental --
Dead Woman Walking --
The Island --
The Slavedrivers --
Helga the Goatherd --
The Possibility --
Mount Disappointment.
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"A beautiful memoir that is sure to have many meandering into the country this summer." --Wendy Hall, Courier Mail (January 2011) "A beautiful memoir that is sure to have many meandering into the Read more...

 
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