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The sound of one hand clapping

Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Sydney [Australia] : Macmillan, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp for a hydroelectric dam in the remote Tasmanian highlands, three-year-old Sonja Buloh lived with her Slovenian immigrant parents. One night, Sonja's mother Maria walked off into a bizzard, never to return - leaving Sonja with a father who drinks too much to quiet his sorrow. Thirty-five years later, Sonja has returned to Tasmania to make peace with a past that intrudes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flanagan, Richard, 1961-
Sound of one hand clapping.
Sydney [Australia] : Macmillan, 1997
(OCoLC)605254160
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Flanagan
ISBN: 0732908965 9780732908966
OCLC Number: 37931627
Awards: Winner of Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1998.
Winner of ABPA Design Awards 1997.
Shortlisted for Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1997.
Description: 425 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Richard Flanagan.

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In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp for a hydroelectric dam in the remote Tasmanian highlands, three-year-old Sonja Buloh lived with her Slovenian immigrant parents. One night, Sonja's mother Maria walked off into a bizzard, never to return - leaving Sonja with a father who drinks too much to quiet his sorrow. Thirty-five years later, Sonja has returned to Tasmania to make peace with a past that intrudes ever more forcefully into her present. -- back cover.

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