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Pearl of a town may entrap you

Gislason, Kari (2012) Pearl of a town may entrap you. Escape, 30(Jun).

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Abstract

A 1,000-word travel article about Broome in Western Australia.

"BY THE end of a weekend in Broome, you are quite sure that this town is a fiction, an imagining. I am in a provincial comedy. On my way from the airport, I will be kidnapped, driven to the newspaper offices and told to write the local shipping news, or the pearler news, or the gas works news - the news of whichever resources boom is next..."--publisher website

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ID Code: 54784
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Travel writing, Literary techniques, Popular audiences
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) (190402)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 News Ltd
Deposited On: 15 Nov 2012 13:22
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2013 01:17

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