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Dark roots / Cate Kennedy.

By: Kennedy, Cate.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Melbourne : Scribe, 2006Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781922070197 (paperback); 1920769994 (paperback).Subject(s): Life change events -- Fiction | Short stories, Australian -- 21st century | Coincidence -- Fiction | Social interaction -- FictionDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: This collection of prize-winning short stories opens up worlds of small, finely observed detail, which resonate in the reader's mind long after the story is finished. From the awkward strain of dissolving relationships to the revealing vagaries of chance occurrences upon ordinary people, the voices that inhabit these worlds speak eloquently of the hidden motivations that propel us all to act. Often without realising it, these characters hold in their hands both the consequences of small decisions and - sometimes - the power of life and death.
List(s) this item appears in: Brimbank Writers and Readers Festival Authors
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This collection of prize-winning short stories opens up worlds of small, finely observed detail, which resonate in the reader's mind long after the story is finished. From the awkward strain of dissolving relationships to the revealing vagaries of chance occurrences upon ordinary people, the voices that inhabit these worlds speak eloquently of the hidden motivations that propel us all to act. Often without realising it, these characters hold in their hands both the consequences of small decisions and - sometimes - the power of life and death.

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