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Hergesheimer in the present tense / Morris Lurie.

By: Lurie, Morris, 1938-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ormond, Victoria, Australia : Hybrid Publishers, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 190 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925000337 (paperback).Subject(s): Australian fiction -- 21st centuryDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Thirty stories in the incomparably distinctive voice of the author whose publishing career started with the comic novel Rappaport. One story starts with "I won a house in a lottery", and proceeds to career seemingly out of control - except it isn't. Other stories open in equally startling fashion. Try: "Hergesheimer flees his marriage in a twenty-four-year-old car..."; "How do you steal from a thief?"; "Show me a man without tantrum and I'll show you a man without blood"; "The prettiest damsel in many a moon drops a smile in Hergesheimer's direction, which he, ever the gallant, snatches expertly up, with a bow courteously returns."
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Default Sunshine Library (DIY)
Fiction LURI Issued 31/12/2019 IA0273530
Default Sydenham Library (DIY)
Fiction LURI Available IA0273592
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Thirty stories in the incomparably distinctive voice of the author whose publishing career started with the comic novel Rappaport. One story starts with "I won a house in a lottery", and proceeds to career seemingly out of control - except it isn't. Other stories open in equally startling fashion. Try: "Hergesheimer flees his marriage in a twenty-four-year-old car..."; "How do you steal from a thief?"; "Show me a man without tantrum and I'll show you a man without blood"; "The prettiest damsel in many a moon drops a smile in Hergesheimer's direction, which he, ever the gallant, snatches expertly up, with a bow courteously returns."

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