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The sound of one hand clapping

by Richard Flanagan

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Fiction,
  • Alcoholics -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Fiction,
  • Tasmania -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Flanagan
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.F525 S68 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination425 p. ;
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15301048M
    ISBN 100871138026
    LC Control Number99045458

    One Hand Clapping 'The money I'm going to get is not to be spent on anything of a permanent nature. If I won ten million pounds on one of these quiz shows it would all have to go on things that are to be, in a manner of speaking, burnt up. Cart; January 8, What is the sound of one hand clapping? by Kevin Murphy. Belarus, People in Minsk’s Oktyabr Square are protesting Alyaksandr Lukashenko, the country’s authoritarian enko has ruled Belarus for nearly twenty years. His oppression is notorious — human rights violations; freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceful assembly are severely restricted.

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    Get this from a library! The sound of one hand clapping. [Richard Flanagan] -- Set in Tasmania, this is the story of a Slovenian immigrant family's experience of exile after World War II and the secret that divides Bojan, and his motherless daughter, Sonia. Richard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in His novels, Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, Wanting and The Narrow Road to the Deep North have received numerous honours and are published in twenty-six countries. He directed a feature film version of The Sound of One Hand Clapping.


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