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Off the record : a novel / Craig Sherborne.

Off the record : a novel / Craig Sherborne.
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Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781925603248 (paperback)
Author Sherborne, Craig, 1962- author.
Title Off the record : a novel / Craig Sherborne.
Publisher/Date Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2018.
©2018
Pagination etc. 293 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Callum Smith - Wordsmith, Words for short - is a newspaper journalist of the old school. He knows how to write a story that sings, knows all the tricks of the tabloid trade. And he likes to drink with his colleagues, sometimes to flirt dangerously with young women. When his marriage blows up after a night of drinking goes way too far, Words is forced to leave the family home. Desperate to impress his estranged wife and feckless teenage son, he quits his job, taking a pay cut to work with a new online publication covering local crime. There the plum role of editor will soon be his, he reasons. To Words, 'Honesty is a thief - it steals your life.' Better to do whatever it takes to get back in someone's good books. And that is what he sets out to do, in a series of ever more calamitous, destructive and amoral adventures. Will the irredeemable Words win back his family? Or is comeuppance around the corner?
Subject Journalists -- Fiction
Marital conflict -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Men -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Shelf Location F SHER
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