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Peter Kocan

Peter Kocan was born in Newcastle NSW in 1947. He left school at fourteen and worked on country properties and in factory jobs in the city. He served a decade in custody for a shooting offence and it was then that he began to write. He has also published five collections of verse. His novel FRESH FIELDS won the 2004 FAW Christina Stead Award for Fiction, was short-listed for both the NSW and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, and was named one of the Best Books of the Year by the TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT. He has recently gained a doctorate in Creative Arts.


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The Treatment and the Cure The Treatment and the Cure
A compelling, perceptive and disturbing account of one man's fight to...
The Fable of All Our Lives The Fable of All Our Lives
The major new novel from the award-winning author of FRESH FIELDS and THE...
The Fable of All Our Lives The Fable of All Our Lives
At the age of thirty, things are looking up for Tait. Freed after ten...