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Things We Didn't See Coming
Author: Steven Amsterdam

ISBN: 9780733636325
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 26 July 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.7 x 1.3
We think we've seen it all before, but the future still arrives without warning.

For the wry narrator of this riveting journey, each shift brings him somewhere new-he's protecting his grandparents from the world outside their city gates; he's evacuating squatters before the rains wash away everything; he's enjoying a senator's coddled enclave in the hills; he's being stalked up a tree by a plague survivor; he's negotiating love with a woman who is far tougher than he could ever be; he's leading adventure tours for the terminally ill. Despite the permanent emergency of the landscape, this fractured evolution feels anything but grim-instead, it reveals what it means to survive.

"A small marvel, overflowing with ideas." - The Guardian

"Preternaturally assured, finely crafted and thoroughly accomplished, it deserves to be read widely."

-The Age (Melbourne)

About the Author

Steven Amsterdam is the award-winning author of Things We Didn't See Coming (winner of the AGE BOOK OF THE YEAR, shortlisted for the NSW Premier's A...

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