Reaching Tin River



Belle S Life Is Defined By Three Men The American Father A Musician Whom She Never Knew Seb, Her Partner In A Loveless Marriage And Gaden Lockyer, The Subject Of Belle S Research, A Pioneer Australian Whose Love For His Country Mirrors Belle S Own Nancy PearlReaching Tin River

Thea Astley was one of Australia s most respected and acclaimed novelists Born in Brisbane in 1925, Astley studied arts at the University of Queensland She held a position as Fellow in Australian Literature at Macquarie University until 1980, when she retired to write full time In 1989 she was granted an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Queensland.She won the Miles Franklin Thea Astley was one of Australia s most respected and acclaimed novelists Born in Brisbane in 1925, Astley studied arts at the University of Queensland She held a position as Fellow in Australian Literature at Macquarie University until 1980, when she retired to write full time In 1989 she was granted an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Queensland.She won the Miles Franklin Award four times in 1962 for The Well Dressed Explorer, in 1965 for The Slow Natives, in 1972 for The Acolyte and in 2000 for Drylands In 1989 she was award the Patrick White Award Other awards include 1975 The Age Book of the Year Award for A Kindness Cup, the 1980 James Cook Foundation of Australian Literature Studies Award for Hunting the Wild Pineapple, the 1986 ALS Gold Medal for Beachmasters, the 1988 Steele Rudd Award for It s Raining in Mango, the 1990 NSW Premier s Prize for Reaching Tin River, and the 1996 Age Book of the Year Award and the FAW Australian Unity Award for The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow.Praise for Thea Astley Beyond all the satire, the wit, the occasional cruelty, and the constant compassion, the unfailing attribute of Astley s work is panache Australian Book Review

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Reaching Tin River
  • Thea Astley
  • English
  • 02 October 2018
  • 0140148973

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