Gordon Shoesmith, the comic, neurotic jazz-musician hero of Mode's first novel, is searching for the meaning of life. His journey takes him to outback Australia and a roadside cafe where he meets the local characters and an Aboriginal boy, the Spook, who helps him solve his dilemmas.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002515329
Book Description Penguin Books Australia, 2001. Paperback. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 11627vin004
Book Description Penguin, Victoria, 2001. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. "Quirky & neurotic, Gordon B. Shoesmith is a 30-something jazz musician seeing his twelfth psychiatrist in as many years. He increasingly discovers that there is a conflict between his artist's idealism & the hard reality of Life, fuelled by his amitious journalist girlfriend, Jenny, & her disapproving parents. He's finally tossed onto a road that leads to a cafe, run by Joe, a middle-aged, Palestinian Elvis impersonator, in the desert town of Venice, South Australia." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 349 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Australia; ISBN: 0141003197. ISBN/EAN: 9780141003191. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16760. Bookseller Inventory # 16760