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Out Of The Picture

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Out of the Picture is a collection of short stories and essays inspired by photographs from the National Library of Australia's Pictorial Collection.
Marion Halligan, one of Australia's foremost writers, chose the images and lent them these stories - some invented, some found. "I believe that our lives have the potential for a great many stories...and even though most of us
Paperback, 123 pages
Published 1996 by National Library of Australia
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Sep 29, 2015 Debbie Robson rated it really liked it
Marion Halligan has written an unusual book combining fiction and non-fiction, each piece inspired by a photograph from the National Library’s pictorial collection. In her introduction Halligan writes: “This selection of photographs is my arbitrary and eclectic choice, not just of images that appealed to me but ones that gave me stories to tell, stories invented or found. There is a theme, in that what interests me in each is what is happening out of the picture, to the right or the left, round ...more
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Marion Halligan AM is an Australian writer and novelist. Born and educated in Newcastle, New South Wales, she worked as a school teacher and journalist prior to turning to full time writing.

A long time resident of Canberra, she was a member of a group of women writers based in Canberra known as the "Canberra Seven" or "Seven Writers" (1980-1997).

She has won and been shortlisted for numerous signi
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