The Resource A sand archive, Gregory Day

A sand archive, Gregory Day

Label
A sand archive
Title
A sand archive
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Day
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seeking stories of Australia's Great Ocean Road, a young writer stumbles across a manual from a minor player in the road's history, FB Herschell. It is a volume unremarkable in every way, save for the surprising portrait of its author that can be read between its lines: a vision of a man who writes with uncanny poetry about sand. And as he continues to mine the archive of FB Herschell engineer, historian, philosopher it is not the subject, but the man who begins to fascinate. A man whose private revolution among the streets of Paris in May 1968 begins to change the way he views life, love, and the coastal landscape into which he was born
Summary
Seeking stories of Australia's Great Ocean Road, a young writer stumbles across a small, technical manual from a minor player in the road's history: Dune Stabilisation and Other Engineering Difficulties by FB Herschell. It is a volume unremarkable in every way, save for the surprising portrait of its author that can be read between its lines: a vision of a man who writes with uncanny poetry about sand.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10659318
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Day, Gregory
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Sand dunes
  • Sand dune management
  • Student movements
  • Civil engineers
  • Paris (France)
  • Geelong (Vic.)
  • Great Ocean Road (Vic.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A sand archive, Gregory Day
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781760552145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A sand archive, Gregory Day
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781760552145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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