18.5 x 10.5cms, 292pp, fine hardback & dustwrapper Falconer analyses the mystique of her home town with chapters called ghosting, dreaming, living, sweating, showing off. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Part memoir, part guide to Sydney, Australia, this melancholic, moving, and funny exploration intertwines novelist Delia Falconer’s own stories with the city’s historical and literary past, showing how the city has evolved from the 1970s through today. From mad clergymen and amateur astronomers to Indigenous weather experts and local artists, this personal and unique record depicts the inhabitants of a beautiful, violent, and deeply spiritual city.
About the Author: Delia Falconer is the author of The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers and The Service of Clouds. Her short stories and essays have been featured in various anthologies, including The Best Australian Essays, The Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature, and The Penguin Century of Australian Stories. She lives in Sydney, Australia.
Publisher: New South (UNSW Press), Sydney 2010
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003394964
Book Description UNSW Press, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. Seller Inventory # 2162620
Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 2010. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP83181724
Book Description NewSouth Publishing, 2010. Befriedigend/Good: Durchschnittlich erhaltenes Buch bzw. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. / Describes the average WORN book or dust jacket that has all the pages present. Seller Inventory # M01921410922-G
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Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 2010. Hardcover. First edition. Condition: Very Good. Ex library. Very cleana nd tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. In protective cover. Seller Inventory # 020610
Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 2010. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1921410922-2-4
Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1921410922
Book Description University of New South Wales Press, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Pen inscription to 2nd inside page. Seller Inventory # 001319
Book Description NewSouth Publishing. Hardback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781921410925