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The Impersonators : Classic Australian Works - Jessica  Anderson

The Impersonators

Classic Australian Works

Paperback Published: 1st December 2003
ISBN: 9780975086056
Number Of Pages: 264

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The Impersonators portrays the breakdown of family relationships and the endurance of love in a materialistic age sensitively, perceptively and humorously. When Sylvia Foley returns to Australia after twenty years, she finds her father, Jack Cornock, ill. This and his obstinate silence provoke speculation about his will among the families of his two marriages, Sylvia becomes enmeshed in the webs of their alliances and disaffections.

The Impersonators received the Miles Franklin Award in 1980 and the NSW Premier's Literary Award for Fiction in 1981.

About the Author

Jessica Anderson was born in Brisbane in 1925 and has lived most of her life in Sydney. She started her career as a novelist later in life having previously written for newspapers and radio. She has won the Miles Franklin Award twice; for Tirra Lirra By the River in 1978, and for The Impersonators in 1980.

ISBN: 9780975086056
ISBN-10: 0975086057
Series: Classic Australian Works
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st December 2003
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8

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