A constant hum

A constant hum
Bishop, Alice
  • Item Type: Book - XX(1746300.1)
  • Published: 2019
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Description

Before the bushfires-before the front of flames comes roaring over the hills-the ridges are thick with gums. After the fires, the birds have gone. There is only grey ash and melted metal, the blackened husks of cars. And the lost people- in temporary accommodation on the outskirts of the city, on the TV news in borrowed clothes, or remembered in flyers on a cafe wall. A Constant Hum grapples with the aftermath of disaster with an eye for telling detail. Some of these stories cut to the bone; others are empathetic stories of survival, even hope. All are gripping and beautifully written, heralding the arrival of an important new voice in literary fiction.

Related Subjects

Wildfires--Australia--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9781925773842 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Bishop, Alice,

Title:

A constant hum / Alice Bishop.

Publication Info:

Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publushing, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

201 pages ; 23 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Wildfires--Australia--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Short stories.

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