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'A house in Queensland'

Printout date from footer 9/15/94, printout title #6, 10 leaves, begins 'The truth is - I wanted to live in Australia again, in a wide verandahed tropical house in Queensland', 15 Sep 1994.

Driscoll and Carey on The tax inspector

Written by Peter Carey, this article begins "When I was fifteen years old I went walking in the bush near the Australian town of Mansfield, looking for a road which existed only in fiction." In the footer of the printer it has the title The tax inspector and in the pagination section of the footer it has 'Carey/Driscoll' before the page number. Five leaves, undated.

Speech at Melbourne University

Typescript on continuous computer printout for a speech at Melbourne University before doing a reading of Oscar and Lucinda, 1989.

'Poison : the production of pure crap'

'Poison : the production of pure crap' was handwritten on both sides of three TAA air sickness bags, with the note 'Melb 22/6/76' in the top right hand corner of the first bag.

'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.

'Place in Oz lit'

Drafts and notes for a fax/letter to Robert Ross at the University of Texas on Carey's place in Australian literature.

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