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A fraction of the whole

Author: Steve Toltz
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Hamish Hamilton, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his father's death, Jasper reflects on Martin Dean, the man who had raised him in intellectual captivity and who had spent his entire life analyzing absolutely everything, and describes his father's failed battle to make a lasting impression on the world.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Domestic fiction
Picaresque literature
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toltz, Steve, 1972-
Fraction of the whole.
Camberwell, Vic. : Hamish Hamilton, ©2008
(OCoLC)648995308
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Toltz
ISBN: 9780241015292 0241015294 9780241015285 0241015286
OCLC Number: 192043157
Awards: Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award People's Choice for Fiction 2009
Short-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009
Short-listed for NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2009
Short-listed for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2009
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2008
Description: 710 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Steve Toltz.

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After his father's death, Jasper reflects on Martin Dean, the man who had raised him in intellectual captivity and who had spent his entire life analyzing absolutely everything, and describes his father's failed battle to make a lasting impression on the world.
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