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Title Lifting /
Damien Wilkins.
Author Wilkins, Damien, 1963- (5)
Publisher Victoria University Press, Wellington
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781776561025
MARC No ocn983460867
Pages 202 pages ; 21 cm
Notes Novel.
"Amy is a store detective at Cutty's, the oldest and grandest department store in the country. She's good at her job. She can read people and catch them. But Cutty's is closing down. Amy has a young baby, an ailing mother and a large mortgage. She also has a past as an activist. Lifting opens in a police interview room, with Amy narrating the weeks leading up to the chaotic close of Cutty's, a time when the store moves from permanent feature to ruin and when people under stress do strange things. An intense exploration of the moment when the solid ground of a life is taken away, this compelling, swiftly told novel shows how unerringly and vividly Damien Wilkins traces the stress fractures of contemporary lives."
Subject Store detectives Fiction. (1)
Job security Fiction. (1)
Wellington (N.Z.) Fiction. (5)
New Zealand fiction 21st century. Nz (135)
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Fiction (New Zealand) WIL Available

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