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  • Published: 12 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742756929
  • Imprint: RHA eBooks Adult
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 11

Out of a Wild Sea (Storycuts)


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This essay is taken from Richard Flanagan's acclaimed collection of nonfiction pieces, And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?, published in Vintage.

This essay is taken from Richard Flanagan's acclaimed collection of nonfiction pieces, And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?, published in Vintage.

'Maybe if the weather had been different we would have made it. No one had predicted anything like the force-nine gale that turned a calm ocean into a liquid earthquake.'

A near-fatal kayak trip across the Bass Strait with a friend has author Richard Flanagan contemplating memory and dreams, childhood visions, and the things that really matter in life.

  • Pub date: 12 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742756929
  • Imprint: RHA eBooks Adult
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 11

About the Author

Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan was born in Tasmania in 1961. His novels Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould’s Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, Wanting, The Narrow Road to the Deep North and First Person have received numerous honours and are published in 42 countries. He won the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North in 2014.

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