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The spare room

Author: Helen Garner
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sceptical of the medical establishment, placing all her faith in an alternative health centre, Nicola is determined to find her own way to deal with her cancer. In the weeks that follow, her battle against the disease will turn not only her own life upside down but also those of everyone around her.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Garner
ISBN: 9781847672674 1847672671
OCLC Number: 310157857
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction 2008 (Australia)
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Helen Garner.

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