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Title The Picador book of the beach / edited by Robert Drewe
Published Chippendale, N.S.W. : Picador Australia, 1993

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 W'PONDS  808.83083554 D7765/P  AVAILABLE
Description 461 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Learning to swim / Graham Swift -- The cliff / Charles Baxter -- The hottest night of the century / Glenda Adams -- Big fish, little fish / Italo Calvino -- Spindrift / Candida Baker -- Last day of summer / Ian McEwan -- Across the plains, over the mountains and down to the sea / Frank Moorhouse -- Pages from Cold Point / Paul Bowles -- The fish-scale shirt / Ruth Fainlight -- Radiant heat / Robert Drewe -- Unnamed islands in the unknown sea / Keri Hulme -- Getting ready / Barry Hannah -- The water was dark and it went forever down / Tim Winton -- Redfish / Rick Bass -- Postcards from surfers / Helen Garner -- So much water so close to home / Raymond Carver -- The handsomest drowned man in the world / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- The catch / Nadine Gordimer -- Great barrier reef / Diane Johnson -- The seaside houses / John Cheever -- A change of scene / David Malouf -- The midnight love feast / Michel Tournier -- Lifeguard / John Updike -- Bluegill / Jayne Anne Phillips -- The beach / Alain Robbe-Grillet
Notes CIP confirmed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-461)
Subject Beaches in literature.
Beaches -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Sea stories.
Short stories.
Fiction.
Author Drewe, Robert, 1943-
LC no. 94110258
ISBN 0330274171 (paperback):)
Other Titles Book of the beach
Book of the beach