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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (226 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tim Winton Narrator: Humphrey Bower Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Tim Winton's classic first novel, full of wonderful characterisations and rich and evocative language.

Jerra and his best mate Sean set off in a beaten-up old VW to go camping on the coast. Jerra's friends and family want to know when he will finish university, when he will find a girl. But they don't understand about Sean's mother, Jewel, or the bush or the fish with the pearl. They think he needs a job, but what Jerra is searching for is more elusive. Only the sea, and perhaps the old man who lives in a shack beside it, can help. An Open Swimmer is a remarkable first novel by award-winning author Tim Winton. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jessica Payne | 10/8/2013

    " This novel didn't appeal to me like some of Winton's other novels such as 'in the winter dark',' breath' and 'cloudstreet'. But pretty amazing to think he wrote this when he was so young. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ange | 9/16/2013

    " An audio book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jane Scott | 7/9/2012

    " Read it so long ago its hard to remember - but I'm pretty sure I liked it!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Doug | 5/14/2012

    " Readers can interpret in so many different ways. Was interested in how bits have been borrowed for more recent works. Great read, loved the interweaving of themes and unanswered questions. "

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