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Colin Hopkins


Wild Card : An Autobiography 1923-1958 (First/First & inscribed by author)
Hewett, Dorothy,
ISBN: 9780869142448
McPhee Gribble, South Yarra, Victoria, 1990. 1st Edition
 Soft cover Soft cover. Very Good/. 1st Edition. Inscribed by Author. First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 278 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. The cover has bumps and marks indicating prior use but is in very good condition overall. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. In this autobiography, Dorothy Hewett, an Australian playwright and poet, seeks to create a sense of people, place and political history. Born in Perth in 1923, the daughter of a wheat farmer, she spent her early years roaming the land and battling with her mother. After university, three failed love affairs, an attempted suicide and a major poetry prize, Dorothy Hewett joined the Australian Communist Party in 1945. Four years later she met her first husband and travelled to Sydney with her lover, a boilermaker. Life in the working-class suburbs - where "the air is breathless with soot and smog and the knock-off whistle from the brewery, the print factory and the glassworks punctuate the day" - provided the basis for her novel, "Bobbin' Up". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Women, Entertainment & Performing Arts, "Editors, Journalists, Publishers"; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0869142445. ISBN/EAN: 9780869142448. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4838. Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4838  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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