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Tim Winton

Author of Cloudstreet

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Tim Winton was born in 1960 in Western Australia. He attended a Creative Writing Course at Curtin University in Perth, and it was there that he began his first novel, An Open Swimmer. It was entered for The Australian/Vogel Award in 1981 and won. His other works include Shallows, which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1984; The Riders Winton, which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1992; and Island Home: A Landscape Memoir, the winner of the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards, General nonfiction book of the year. The Boy Behind the Curtain, published in 2016, won the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, Nonfiction. His books also include The Shepherd's Hut, Breath, and Dirt Music. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Cloudstreet… (more)
Cloudstreet 2,607 copies, 60 reviews
Dirt Music 2,110 copies, 45 reviews
Breath 1,778 copies, 102 reviews
The Riders 1,342 copies, 33 reviews
The Turning: Stories 846 copies, 20 reviews
Eyrie 453 copies, 23 reviews
The Shepherd's Hut 385 copies, 27 reviews
That Eye, the Sky 315 copies, 6 reviews
Blueback 298 copies, 7 reviews
Shallows 240 copies, 3 reviews
In the Winter Dark 196 copies, 4 reviews
Minimum of Two 181 copies, 3 reviews
An Open Swimmer 153 copies, 2 reviews
Island Home: A Landscape Memoir 144 copies, 8 reviews
Scission 143 copies, 2 reviews
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