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Brett Healey is thirty years old and looking for clues. Traveling to and from Wellington, New Zealand, for his grandfather's funeral, he reflects on his past, finding patterns as he meets again the people who have meant most to him. Healey's high-speed, shoddy overheated mind detects clues to the present in an evocative return to his childhood and adolescence. In three day ...more
Hardcover, 298 pages
Published November 1st 1993 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
(first published 1993)
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Damien Wilkins writes fiction, and he has published short stories, novels, and poetry. His writing has been described as ‘exuberant and evocative, subtle and exact, aware of its own artifice yet relishing the idiosyncrasies and possibilities of language’. Wilkins has had books published in New Zealand, the USA and the UK, and he has won and been nominated for a range of prizes and awards. He also ...moreMore about Damien Wilkins...