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The Riders

The Riders( )
Author: Winton, Tim
ISBN:978-1-74253-847-1
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:E-Penguin
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

'The curse of this haunting book is that you read it too fast.' New YorkerFred Scully waits at the arrival gate of an international airport, anxious to see his wife and seven-year-old 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 he's renovated by hand. He's waited, sweated on this reunion. He does not like to be alone - he's that kind of man.The flight...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
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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