The Boy Behind the Curtain

The Boy Behind the Curtain

Audiobook CD - 2016 | MP3 edition Unabridged
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A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Winton has always been in the business of trouble. In his novels chaos waits in the wings and ordinary people are ambushed by events and emotions beyond their control. But as these extraordinarily powerful memoirs show, the abrupt and the headlong are old familiars to the author himself, for in many ways his has been a life shaped by havoc. In The Boy Behind the Curtain Winton reflects on the accidents, traumatic and serendipitous, that have influenced his view of life and fuelled his distinctive artistic vision. On the unexpected links between car crashes and religious faith, between surfing and writing, and how going to the wrong movie at the age of eight opened him up to a life of the imagination. And in essays on class, fundamentalism, asylum seekers, guns and the natural world he reveals not only the incidents and concerns that have made him the much-loved writer he is, but some of what unites the life and the work.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Vic. : 2016. Bolinda Audio,
Edition: MP3 edition Unabridged
ISBN: 9781489359193
Branch Call Number: AB 823.4 WINT
Characteristics: 1 MP3 CD (8 hr. 25 min.)
Additional Contributors: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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