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  • Published: 12 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742756929
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • 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: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 11

About the Author

Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan's novels have received numerous honours and are published in forty-two countries. He won the Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North and the Commonwealth Prize for Gould’s Book of Fish. A rapid on the Franklin River is named after him.

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