'Patrick White to the Rescue' by David Carter

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December 2012–January 2013, no. 347

'Patrick White to the Rescue' by David Carter

Reviewed by
December 2012–January 2013, no. 347

With the centenary of Patrick White’s birth being celebrated this year, it seems appropriate to highlight the great legacy that White left Australian writers in the form of the Patrick White Literary Award. On 16 November, the 2012 Award was presented to novelist, short story writer, and essayist Amanda Lohrey, the thirty-ninth winner since the Award was first presented, to Christina Stead, in 1974.

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