A fraction of the whole (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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A fraction of the whole

A fraction of the whole

Author: Steve Toltz
Publisher: London [etc.] : Penguin Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Een jonge Australiër vertelt vanuit de gevangenis de avontuurlijke levensgeschiedenis van zijn verdwenen vader, diens beruchte criminele broer en van zichzelf.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Toltz
ISBN: 9780141041797 014104179X 9780141031828 0141031824
OCLC Number: 273507717
Awards: Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008 (UK)
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2008 (UK)
Long-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009 (UK)
Description: 710 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Steve Toltz.

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'A fat book but very light on its feet, skipping from anecdote, to rant, to reflection, like a stone skimming across a pond ... it is brilliant' Guardian 'If first novels were sandwiches, Steve Read more...

 
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