David Malouf: A First Place
Knopf, North Sydney, 2014. First Edition. This is the first Australian edition. Signed by Author. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 22cm x 15cm. 350 pages. Very light soiling/marks/foxing to outside edges, endpapers, occasionally throughout. Spine top and bottom lightly pushed. Light staining and indents to jacket. Light creasing to top edge of jacket. A collection of personal essays and writing from David Malouf to celebrate his 80th birthday. Topography, geography, history. Multiculturalism, referendums, the constitution and national occasions. Parental and grandparental romances, the sensual and bountiful beauty of Brisbane, the mysterious offerings of Queenslander houses, and leaving home. All these subjects, and more, are explored from the generous, questioning and original perspective of David Malouf in this signed first edition copy. At the heart of these pieces is the idea of home, where and what it is. What they illustrate is the formation of a man, an Australian and one of the best writers this country has produced. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .43 kilos. ISBN: 0857984055. ISBN/EAN: 9780857984050. Inventory No: 0001085.
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