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When the Sirens Wail: Living Far Out. A Commentary on Tim Winton’s Breath

A wonderful change of pace for The Retired Men’s Book Club! Thank you, Burk. I don’t know really why you chose Tim Winton’s Breath, but it’s a doozie, a little gem. As the narrator says, “Thriving on risk is perverse” … Continue reading

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Tim Winton’s Coming Of Age Life Lesson: Breath

Tim Winton, Breath (2008; page number references below are from 2009 Pickford paperback edition). This novel is a coming of age story in which life lessons are learned that have a profound and lasting impact on the main character. But … Continue reading

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October Selection: Breath by Tim Winton

At our October 2015 meeting we will discuss Burk’s selection, Breath. Burk provides the following information about his selection: ————————————————- Breath is a novel by the Australian author Tim Winton. I am not in the habit of reading Aussie authors … Continue reading

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