A collection of stories emanating from the experience of growing up, living and working in Australia??s third metropolis. ‘Denying the Faith?? and ‘This Clown?? record the fearful impressions of a childhood spent in Irish Catholic suburbia, reflected upon later in life when the fear has subsided but the guilt remains. ‘Going to Kanga??s?? and ‘Suburban Odyssey?? recall the experiences of a taxi driver both fascinated and annoyed by the alcohol-fuelled passengers who helped him make a living in a job that was only meant to be temporary while his real career was being identified. And ‘Throwing Up in Toowoomba?? takes a brief exit from Brisbane, but only for a fraught weekend, to detail the inner turmoil of a young and insecure man learning the brutal lessons of the heart in a period not so long ago
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|Size: ||386 KB|
|Publisher: ||Ginninderra Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781760410797 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|