The Resource Signs of life : a play in one act, Tim Winton

Signs of life : a play in one act, Tim Winton

Label
Signs of life : a play in one act
Title
Signs of life
Title remainder
a play in one act
Statement of responsibility
Tim Winton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alone in her farmhouse at night, Georgie hears noises out on the highway: car doors, voices, weeping. She's recently widowed and a little spooked. It's not just her; the entire world feels wrong, as if the land beneath her feet is dying. It hasn't rained for years. The river has dried up and the olive grove is beginning to wither around her. Then a figure emerges from the darkness. A man, an Aborigine, seeking help. He says he needs petrol. His sister is out in the car, screaming. They've been sleeping in it for days. Can Georgie trust them? And what to do when guests settle in and show no inclination to move on? Heart-rending and funny, this is a story about being forced to navigate an uncertain future with only shreds of the past as bearing
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winton, Tim
Dewey number
A822.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian drama
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Widows
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Signs of life : a play in one act, Tim Winton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 125 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780143570417
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143570417
  • 16321970
Label
Signs of life : a play in one act, Tim Winton
Publication
Copyright
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
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 125 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780143570417
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143570417
  • 16321970

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