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30 Days in Sydney

A Wildly Distorted Account

30 Days in Sydney( )
Author: Carey, Peter
ISBN:978-0-7475-9688-2
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.95
Book Description:

The second in THE WRITER AND THE CITY SERIES, offering the reader a private glimpse of Sydney and what lies behind the glittering facades and the venetian blinds

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Australia & Oceania
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.1 x 19.8 x 1.3 cm
Book Weight:0.182 Kilograms
Author Biography
Carey, Peter (Author)
Peter Carey was born on May 7, 1943 in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia. His first two books, The Fat Man in History (1974) and War Crimes (1979), were short story collections. His first novel, Bliss, was published in 1982. At the time he was balancing his writing career with the operation of an advertising agency in Sydney, and his books were not generally known outside of Australia. He began to receive international attention when Illywhacker was published in 1985. He won the Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda and in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang. His other works include The Tax Inspector, Parrot and Olivier in America, and The Chemistry of Tears. He also won the Miles Franklin Award three times. In 2015 he made the Australian Book Designers Association Award shortlist for his title Amnesia. This title also made the 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist.

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