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A lifetime on clouds / Gerald Murnane ; [introduced by Andy Griffiths].

A lifetime on clouds / Gerald Murnane ; [introduced by Andy Griffiths].
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ISBN 9781922147455 (paperback)
Author Murnane, Gerald, 1939- author.
Title A lifetime on clouds / Gerald Murnane ; [introduced by Andy Griffiths].
Publisher/Date Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publishing Company, 2013.
Pagination etc. xiii, 290 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Text classics
Summary Note Adrian Sherd is a teenage boy in Melbourne of the 1950s--the last years before television and the family car changed suburbia forever. Earnest and isolated, tormented by his hormones and his religious devotion, Adrian dreams of elaborate orgies with American film stars, and of marrying his sweetheart and fathering eleven children by her. He even dreams a history of the world as a chronicle of sexual frustration. A Lifetime on Clouds is funny, honest and sweetly told: a less ribald, Catholic Australian Portnoy's Complaint.
Subject Teenage boys -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Fiction
Coming of age -- Fiction
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction
Australian fiction -- 20th century
Melbourne (Vic.) -- Social conditions -- Fiction
Humorous fiction.
Added Author Griffiths, Andy, 1961- author of introduction, etc.
Shelf Location F MURN
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