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We all fall down / Peter Barry. (2012)

Authors: Barry, Peter.
Publisher:Yarraville, Vic. : Transit Lounge,
  • There are 92 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 91 copies of this specific edition.
Frontyard Notes:BFs Studio
  • Barry, Peter.
  • 1st ed.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 336 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Get Reading 2012
  • Get Reading 2012
Target Audience:
  • Adult
  • This is a vivid and compelling narrative of middle class friends and families, relationships and the contemporary workplace. Kate and Hugh Drysdale like many couples buy a house that stretches them to the limits financially. Hugh looks at the soaring property market, the fact he's earning a good salary, and all the signs of a booming economy and believes everything will be fine. And it is, until the advertising company he works for hits a rough patch: two major pieces of business walk out of the door, and a new creative director from the UK is brought in. Set in Sydney when world economic instability is beginning to bite, this is avery much a book of our time. Peopled with unforgettable characters it is a disturbing, but affecting portrait of family, the workplace, and the costs of playing, or not playing the game. In this novel, the author brings his witty, razor-sharp vision to human nature, life in suburbia and the moral dilemmas that face us all.
  • A novel.
  • Tertiary/​Undergraduate.
  • General.
  • English
  • 9781921924187 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • A823.4
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 52061981
  • 52061981
  • 48549754
  • 48549754
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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