The Resource Island home : a landscape memoir, Tim Winton

Island home : a landscape memoir, Tim Winton

Label
Island home : a landscape memoir
Title
Island home
Title remainder
a landscape memoir
Statement of responsibility
Tim Winton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A beautiful, evocative, and sometimes provocative memoir of Australia's unique landscape, and how that singular place has shaped Tim Winton and his writing. From boyhood, Winton's relationship with the world around him-rock pools, sea caves, scrub, and swamp-has been as vital as any other connection. Camping in hidden inlets, walking in high rocky desert, diving in reefs, bobbing in the sea between surfing sets, Winton has felt the place seep into him, and learned to see landscape as a living process. In Island Home, Winton brings this landscape-and its influence on the island nation's identity and art-vividly to life through personal accounts and environmental history. Wise, rhapsodic, exalted-in language as unexpected and wild as the landscape it describes-Island Home is a brilliant, moving portrait of Australia from one of its finest writers"--
  • "For over thirty years, the author has written novels in which the natural world is as much a living presence as any character. In this beautiful, evocative, and sometimes provocative memoir, he explores Australia's unique landscape, and how that singular place has shaped him and his writing"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winton, Tim
Dewey number
  • 828/.91403
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.W585
LC item number
Z95 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winton, Tim
  • Authors, Australian
  • Landscapes
  • Landscapes in literature
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Island home : a landscape memoir, Tim Winton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
A reissue of the edition published in Melbourne, Vic. (Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781571311245
Lccn
2017002185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)954430026
  • 1577139
  • (OCoLC)ocn954430026
  • 1577139
Label
Island home : a landscape memoir, Tim Winton
Publication
Copyright
Note
A reissue of the edition published in Melbourne, Vic. (Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781571311245
Lccn
2017002185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)954430026
  • 1577139
  • (OCoLC)ocn954430026
  • 1577139

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