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The dyehouse / Mena Calthorpe ; introduced by Fiona McFarlane.

The dyehouse / Mena Calthorpe ; introduced by Fiona McFarlane.
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F CALT
Adult Fiction Store   Double Bay . *, Store .  
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ISBN 9781925355758 (paperback)
Author Calthorpe, Mena, 1905-1996 author.
Title The dyehouse / Mena Calthorpe ; introduced by Fiona McFarlane.
Publisher/Date Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2016.
©2016
Pagination etc. xv, 299 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Text classics
Contents note Originally published: Ure Smith, 1961.
Summary Note "Written with unerring skill and insight, The Dyehouse is a masterly portrait of postwar Australia,when industrial work was radically transformed by new technologies and society changed with it. Mena Calthorpe:who herself worked in a textile factory:takes us inside this world, vividly bringing to life the people of an inner-Sydney company in the mid-1950s: the bosses, middlemen and underlings; their dramatic struggles and their loves. This powerful and affecting novel was first published in 1961, and is the hundredth book in the Text Classics series. The new edition comes with an introduction by Fiona McFarlane, acclaimed author of The Night Guest."
Subject Textile factories -- Australia -- Fiction
Industrialization -- Australia -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Australia -- Social conditions -- 1945- Fiction
Australia -- History -- 1945- Fiction
Added Author McFarlane, Fiona author of introduction, etc.
Shelf Location F CALT
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