Coast to coast: Australian stories 1969-1970

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Angus and Robertson, Jan 1, 1970 - Fiction - 237 pages
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Contents

ALBIE Murray Bail
1
THE HERO Anthony Cam
8
TWERE BEST NOT KNOW MYSELF
18
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About the author (1970)

Thea Astley was born in Brisbane in 1925. She attended the University of Queensland before teaching in both Queensland and New South Wales. She was on the staff at Macquarie University in Sydney from 1968 to 1980. Astley has won the Miles Franklin Award four times: The Well Dressed Explorer in 1962, The Slow Natives in 1965, The Acolyte in 1972, and Drylands in 2000. Astley's novel, The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow, was nominated in 1997 for the Miles Franklin Award. Thea Astley is featured on the Albert Street (Brisbane) literary trail, which commemorates authors who have used Brisbane as a locale.

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