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The sinkings

Amanda Curtin

The sinkings

by Amanda Curtin

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Published by University of Western Australia Press in Crawley, W.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intersex people -- Australia -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [378-380]).

    StatementAmanda Curtin.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.C87 S56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination375 p. ;
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23678915M
    ISBN 101921401117
    ISBN 109781921401114
    LC Control Number2009294758

    The Sinkings is a calm, closely worked performance, artfully sustained the work of a writer in command both of her prose and of the intricate, unconsoling story that she tells. • Canberra Times. The Sinkings deals with intersexuality in an intelligent, compassionate, and not at all false way It’s a powerful, intricate work. Get this from a library! The Sinkings.. [Amanda Curtin] -- In dismembered human remains were discovered at the Sinkings, a lonely campsite near Albany, Western Australia. The surgeon conducting the autopsy claimed they were those of a woman. Why, then.

    Of the nine sinkings, two were caused by fires, two by weapon explosions, two by flooding, one by bad weather, and one by scuttling due to a damaged nuclear reactor. Only USS Scorpion's reason for sinking is unknown. Eight of the submarines are underwater wrecks in the Northern Hemisphere, five in the Atlantic Ocean and three in the Arctic Ocean.   The gloom was only lifted after the seizing of a U-boat, U, with her codebooks on 30 October , 75 years ago, enabled Bletchley Park to break the code once again. It .

    LibraryThing Review User Review - unclebob - LibraryThing. Some great stories, and the author does a great job of taking you back to another time on the lakes, but the book gets pretty repetitive after awhile, and in places seems to be just a very long list of wrecks.4/5(3).   As W. Craig Reed wrote in his book Red November, it was like the U.S. placing "a glass against the Soviet Union's wall to hear their every word." .


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