True Stories: The Collected Short Stories

Author(s): Helen Garner

Critical Thinking

Helen Garner visits the morgue, and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She sees women giving birth, and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex. She attends a school dance and a gun show. She writes about dreaming, about turning fifty, and the storm caused by The First Stone. Her stories on the murder of the two-year-old Daniel Valerio and Akon Guode, the mother who drove her children into a lake, won her two Walkley Awards.Garner looks at the world with a shrewd and sympathetic eye. Her non-fiction is always passionate and compelling. True Storiesis an extraordinary book, spanning forty years of work, by one of Australia?s great writers.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781925773194
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : October 2018
  • : ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Helen Garner
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 824.914
  • : 656