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The Riders

The Riders( )
Author: Winton, Tim
ISBN:978-0-14-356880-3
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

The Riders, the novel that brought Tim Winton his first Booker Prize shortlisting, charts an odyssey across Europe, a transfixing journey through the underworld of every lover's nightmare. Fred Scully waits at the arrival gate of an international airport, anxious to see his wife and daughter. After two years in Europe they are finally settling down. He sees a new life before them, a stable outlook again, a fresh start, a cottage in the Irish countryside that...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.9 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.296 Kilograms
Author Biography
Winton, Tim (Author)
Tim Winton was born in 1960 in Western Australia. He attended a Creative Writing Course at Curtin University in Perth, and it was there that he began his first novel, An Open Swimmer. It was entered for The Australian/Vogel Award in 1981 and won. His other works include Shallows, which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1984; The Riders Winton, which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1992; and Island Home: A Landscape Memoir, the winner of the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards, General nonfiction book of the year. The Boy Behind the Curtain, published in 2016, won the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, Nonfiction. His books also include The Shepherd's Hut, Breath, and Dirt Music.

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