From the internationally acclaimed, Booker-shortlisted authorof Dirt Music and The Riders comes a mesmerizing collectionof overlapping stories set in small-town Western Australia. Thesesearing and evocative stories examine the frailty of ordinarypeople and illuminate the turnings in life—the sudden detours,awkward awakenings and mid-life regrets—where each charactermust face the realization that the past always lives on in thepresent. This portrait of a starkly beautiful landscape and thecharacters that people it is a perfect mirror for Winton’s remarkableimagination.Biographie de l'auteur :
TIM WINTON was born in Perth, Australia, in 1960. He has published 19 books for adults and children. A three-time winner of the Miles Franklin Award and a finalist twice for the Booker Prize (The Riders in 1995 and Dirt Music in 2002), Winton is the author of many bestsellers (Dirt Music sold over 250,000 copies in Australia) loved by critics and readers the world over. He lives with his family in Western Australia. Visit him at Breath.timwinton.com.au.
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Description du livre Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2006. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 330441647