The Turning: Stories

Paperback | September 19, 2006

byTim Winton

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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.

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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-li...

TIM WINTONwas born in Perth, Australia, in 1960. He has published 19 books for adults and children.A three-time winner of theMiles Franklin Awardand a finalist twice for theBooker Prize(The Ridersin 1995 andDirt Musicin 2002), Winton is the author of many bestsellers (Dirt Musicsold over 250,000 copies in Australia) loved by critics an...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 1 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0006475094

ISBN - 13:9780006475095

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