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Author Johnston, Dorothy, 1948- author

Title One for the master / Dorothy Johnston
Published Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 1997
Kent Town, S.A. : Wakefield Press, 1997


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Description ix, 270 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Contents: Justina Williams, The music in grandma' s bones - Simone Lazaroo, Tremors - Pat Malcolm, Growing up - A.B. Facey, A proposition - Sally Morgan, Rather peculiar pets - Adriana Ellis, Holding back the moments - Marion Campbell, Milk bar - Vasso Kalamarar, The fence - Elizabeth Jolley, A gentleman's agreement - Terri-Ann White, Blood dries up - Bill Marks, A man's world - Alice Nannup, Radio theatre: Geraldton 1950 - Kenneth Gasmier, At Ern and Ada's - Charles Court, Don't let it go to your head - Pat Jacobs, Two women - Elizabeth Backhouse, Love - Faye Davis, In the kitchen
Summary When Helen Plathe sets out along the Barwon River path for her first day at Highlands woollen mill, she is following in the footsteps of her mother, her uncle, and her grandfather. Inside Highlands' tall black gates, Helen is initiated into an extraordinary world and discovers its secret history
Notes Miles Franklin Literary Award, 1998 shortlist
Subject Women textile workers -- Fiction.
Women textile workers -- Australia -- Fiction.
Wool industry -- Fiction.
Wool industry -- Australia -- Fiction.
Wool industry -- Australia -- Victoria -- Geelong -- Fiction
Australia -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Author Wakefield Press.
LC no. 97159052
ISBN 9781862544086 (paperback)