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Description - Gatherers and Hunters by Thomas Shapcott

The short stories and one longer story in this collection from Australian literary legend Tom Shapcott range in time and place from Queensland's Sunshine Coast to Adelaide to Slovenia. They encompass contemporary themes of migration and exile, to the traumas of childhood and growing up. Thomas Shapcott is one of Australia's most highly regarded authors. He has published 10 novels, including Spirit Wrestlers, Theatre of Darkness, Magnum Opus Shines and Mona's Gift, and several non-fiction and poetry books. He has won numerous awards, including the Patrick White Award and an OA. In 2010 he was also shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards.

Shortlisted in the 2010 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards in the Steel Rudd category

'The stories speak of our past and our future, of young and old, in a distinctive quiet voice that reminds us of whom and what we are.' - Media-Culture Reviews

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781862548800
ISBN-10: 1862548803
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Wakefield Press
Publisher: Wakefield Press
Publish Date: 18-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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