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The idea of perfection

Author: Kate Grenville
Publisher: London : Picador, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Idea of Perfection is a funny and touching romance between two people who've given up on love. Set in the eccentric little backwater of Karakarook, New South Wales, pop. 1374, it tells the story of Douglas Cheeseman, a gawky engineer with jug-handle ears, and Harley Savage, a woman altogether too big and too abrupt for comfort."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Grenville
ISBN: 0330392611 9780330392617
OCLC Number: 44736512
Description: 401 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kate Grenville.

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"The Idea of Perfection is a funny and touching romance between two people who've given up on love. Set in the eccentric little backwater of Karakarook, New South Wales, pop. 1374, it tells the story of Douglas Cheeseman, a gawky engineer with jug-handle ears, and Harley Savage, a woman altogether too big and too abrupt for comfort."--Jacket.

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