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1st draft of Until the end of the world by Peter Carey

Spiral bound copy of first draft of Until the end of the world, story by Wim Wenders and Solveig Dommartin and screenplay by Peter Carey, with emendations, 18 Oct 1988. Note on first page: This is the copy I took to the Kimberleys, with annotations made at that time'.

Wenders, Wim.

'Sam's birth' and 'Sam's birthday' (A letter to our son) [article] (1988)

Letter written to Carey's son, Sam, about his experiences and feelings about his son and his birth. This file comprises: 4 drafts entitled 'Sam's Birthday'. Two are marked 2nd draft. A 5th draft is entitled 'Sams Birth'. Typescript and photocopies of typescript, one with handwritten emendations. Reprint of A Letter to Our Son from Granta where it was first published. This material originally in an envelope labelled: 'A Letter to our Son'- 2 drafts plus a revision titled 'Sam's Birth'(day)'. Letter from 'Nancy' with pp. 17-22.

Photographs of Peter Carey from 1994 to 1995.

Six colour photographs, 9 x 12.5 cm, of Peter Carey at Square Books (160 Courthouse Square, Mississippi), for the launch of The Unusual life of Tristan Smith (published in the United States in 1995 in hardcover by Knopf); and photographs of him at Memphis. Two sets of 6 contact sheets of black and white photographs of Peter Carey, 59 photographs in one set and 72 in the other set, taken by Mariana Cook, 1994.

Autograph book

Letter from Paul [?], 3 leaves, 8/11/95, accompanied by autograph book that belonged to Peter Carey.

Photocopies of published short stories

Photocopies of six published short stories. Stories are: Around the rugged rocks the ragged rascal ran (1973); Crabs (1972); The mad puzzle king (1973); Joe (1973); Life and death in the south side pavilion (1974); and Report on the shadow industry (1974).

German reviews of Oscar and Lucinda

Letter from Charlotte Chiriac of Paul & Peter Fritz AG to Deborah Rogers, dated 19 Mar 1992, with German reviews for Oscar and Lucinda, which was forwarded to Peter Carey.

Photographs of Peter Carey from 1988

Publicity photographs of Peter Carey: 4 black and white photographs of varying sizes ; 2 contact sheets of Carey in London, 39 photographs on each sheet, 5 Apr 1988; and 1 colour photograph from Writers Week in Adelaide, 1988.

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