Woodpecker Point & Other Stories

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New Directions Publishing, 1988 - 153 σελίδες
Twenty-four stories set in Australia deal with sibling rivalry, an encounter with an ex-wife, a dissatisfied monk, weddings, a murderer, and burglars

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Boy and Girl
1
Brother Gregory
12
Mother of the Bride
22
A Taste of Earth
33
Kay Petmans Coloured Pencils
41
Buttercup and Wendy
51
Seeking Its Level
57
The Best Thing to Do
65
The Enlargement of Bethany
75
Cherries Jubilee
82
The Hair and the Teeth
122
One with the Lot
134
Cave Amantem
143
Every Home Should Have a Cedar Chest
149
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Carmel Bird is an Australian author and former teacher, born and raised in Launceston, Tasmania, in 1940. She taught fiction writing at the university level at Melbourne, Deakin, Latrobe, Monash, Swinburne and RMIT Universities. She has been writing since 1976 and is the author of novels, short story collections, nonfiction, children's books, and has edited anthologies. Dimitra was her first collection and was published in 1981 and My Hearts are Your Hearts was published in 2015. Cherry Ripe was her first novel, published in 1985, and Family Skeleton, published in 2016, is her most recent. Dear Writer, published in 1988, was her first nonfiction book and Fair Game was published in 2015. She wrote two children's books, The Mouth (1996) and The Cassowary's Quiz (1998). The Writing on the Wall: Collection of Poetry and Prose by Women (1985) was her first work as an editor, and The Penguin Century of Australian Stories was published in 2000. She has written book reviews for the Australian Book Review. Her awards include winning the Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal at the Mildura Writer's Festival (2001) and in 2016, winning the Patrick White Literary Award.

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