Seven Poor Men of Sydney (Imprint)

Stead, Christina

Published by Intl Specialized Book Service Inc, 1999
ISBN 10: 1875892605 / ISBN 13: 9781875892600
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Synopsis: Originally published in 1934, Seven Poor Men of Sydney is Christina Stead's first novel, a brilliant portrayal of a group of men and women living in Sydney in the 1920s amid conditions of poverty and social turmoil.Set against the vividly drawn backgrounds of Fisherman's (Watson's) Bay and the innercity slums, the various characters seek to resolve their individual spiritual dilemmas through politics, religion and philosophy.Their struggles, their pain and their frustrations are portrayed with consummate skill in this memorable evocation of a city and an era.

About the Author: Christina Stead was born in Sydney in 1902, and died there in 1983. Most of her life was spent elsewhere: in London, Paris and other European cities, and in the United States. Her first book, The Salzburg Tales, was published in 1934, followed by twelve more works of fiction. She was the recipient of the inaugural Patrick White Literary Prize in 1974.

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Title: Seven Poor Men of Sydney (Imprint)
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Service Inc
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: Good

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Stead, Christina
Published by ETT Imprint (1999), Sydney (1999)
ISBN 10: 1875892605 ISBN 13: 9781875892600
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Book Description ETT Imprint (1999), Sydney, 1999. Softcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Some marks to covers. Creasing to spine.; 1999 paperback reprint of a work originally published in 1934. xiv, [4], 319 pages. Page dimensions: 199 x 127mm. A novel, set in 1920s Sydney. Seller Inventory # 17507

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