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Boys of summer / Peter Skrzynecki. (2010)

Authors: Skrzynecki, Peter, 1945-
Publisher:Blackheath, N.S.W. : Brandl & Schlesinger,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 50 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 50 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Skrzynecki, Peter, 1945-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 222 p. ; 21 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adult
Summary:
  • A coming of age account of Tom Krupa's childhood in the 1950s as American film stars and rock'n'roll begin to influence Australian culture. A story of a sensitive child's awakening to cruel realities when he loses friends in different accidents and day-to-day life as lived in an outer western suburb with his Polish migrant parents.
Notes:
  • Published with the assistance of the Commonwealth Literary Fund.
  • Set in 1950's, when American film satrs and teenage rock 'n' roll idols were beginning to influence Australian Culture.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1921556056 (pbk.)
  • 9781921556050 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • A823.4
  • A823.3
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 49686215
  • 49686215
  • 45465246
  • 45465246
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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