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The Tree Of Man - Patrick White
The Tree Of Man
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Stan Parker, with only a horse and a dog for company journeys to a remote patch of land he has inherited in the Australian hills. Once the land is cleared and a rudimentary house built, he brings his wife Amy to the wilderness. Together they face lives of joy and sorrow as they struggle against... show more
Stan Parker, with only a horse and a dog for company journeys to a remote patch of land he has inherited in the Australian hills. Once the land is cleared and a rudimentary house built, he brings his wife Amy to the wilderness. Together they face lives of joy and sorrow as they struggle against the environment.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099324515 (0099324512)
ASIN: 99324512
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
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3.0 An Australian in Search of Understanding: The Tree of Man by Patrick White
As I found out after reading, this is one of the most famous and most widely-read novels of the first Australian recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Although critically acclaimed abroad it wasn't much of a success in Australia when it first came out in 1955. It's the slow-paced life story ...
Vera
Vera rated it
The Nobel committee said that [author: Patrick White] had 'introduced a new continent into literature'. White has taken my grandmother and my grandfather and written them with a clear and unflinching love, with a distant warmth and a wit as dry and subtle as gum leaves. I've fully bent three people...
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