30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account

Publication Date : 7/4/2016
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A decorated writer's witty, energetic exploration of his home city, told through a month-long visit-- now in a brand new hardcover package.

Peter Carey captures our imagination with a brilliant and unexpected portrait of Sydney. In the midst of the 2000 Olympic games, Australia native Peter Carey returns to Sydney after a seventeen-year absence. Examining the urban landscape as both a tourist and a prodigal son, Carey structures his account around the four elements-- Earth, Air, Fire, and Water-- insisting on the primacy of nature to this unique Australian cityscape. As his quixotic account unfolds, Carey looks both inward into his past (as well as Sydney's own violent history) and outward onto the city's familiar landmarks and surroundings-- the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, the Blue Mountains-- achieving just the right alchemy to tell Sydney's extraordinary story.

(9781632863768)

SKU 9781632863768
Barcode # 9781632863768
Brand Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Artist / Author Peter Carey
Shipping Weight 0.2600kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.197m
Shipping Length 0.150m
Unit Of Measure each
Publication Date 7/4/2016
Number of pages 256
format Hardback
Author Peter Carey

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