The Resource Beyond words : a year with Kenneth Cook, Jacqueline Kent

Beyond words : a year with Kenneth Cook, Jacqueline Kent

Label
Beyond words : a year with Kenneth Cook
Title
Beyond words
Title remainder
a year with Kenneth Cook
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Kent
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A moving and powerful memoir of love and loss in the 1980s Australian literary scene. In 1985 Jacqueline Kent was content with her life. She had a satisfying career as a freelance book editor, and was emerging as a writer. Living and working alone, she relished her independence. But then she met Kenneth Cook, author of the Australian classic Wake in Fright, and they fell in love. With bewildering speed Jacqueline found herself in alien territory: with a man almost twenty years older, whose life experience could not have been more different from her own. She had to come to terms with complicated finances and expectations, and to negotiate relationships with Ken's children, four people almost her own age. But with this man of contradictions - funny and sad, headstrong and tender - she found real and sustaining companionship. Their life together was often joyful, sometimes enraging, always exciting - until one devastating evening. But, as Jacqueline discovered, even when a story is over that doesn't mean it has come to an end
Summary
A moving and powerful memoir of love and loss in the 1980s Australian literary scene. In 1985 Jacqueline Kent was content with her life. She had a satisfying career as a freelance book editor, and was emerging as a writer. Living and working alone, she relished her independence. But then she met Kenneth Cook, author of the Australian classic Wake in Fright, and they fell in love. With bewildering speed Jacqueline found herself in alien territory: with a man almost twenty years older, whose life experience could not have been more different from her own. She had to come to terms with complicated finances and expectations, and to negotiate relationships with Ken's children, four people almost her own age. But with this man of contradictions - funny and sad, headstrong and tender - she found real and sustaining companionship. Their life together was often joyful, sometimes enraging, always exciting - until one devastating evening. But, as Jacqueline discovered, even when a story is over that doesn't mean ithas come to an end
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748315
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kent, Jacqueline
Dewey number
823
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Cook, Kenneth
  • Authors, Australian
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a year with Kenneth Cook
Label
Beyond words : a year with Kenneth Cook, Jacqueline Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780702260391
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Beyond words : a year with Kenneth Cook, Jacqueline Kent
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780702260391
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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