Leaving Suzie Pye

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dc.contributor.author Dale, John en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-02T06:04:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-02T06:04:02Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2009006815 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dale John 2010, 'Leaving Suzie Pye', Fourth Estate, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780732290047 en_US
dc.identifier.other N1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17475
dc.description.abstract He knows what he wants . . .just not how to get it Everyone at work wants to know why an associate professor of philosophy would stoop to having sexual relations with a man as spectacularly unsuccessful as myself. Well, I don't like to blow my own trumpet, but I think that, deep down, Suzie views me as someone financially, morally and intellectually her inferior. Joe has had a great life, untroubled by career or monogamy. He's convinced that whatever he's doing, he'd still really rather be having sex -- if only middle age hadn't made it so hard to find a woman who will share his enthusiasm. When he meets Suzie Pye she seems just the ticket -- she even says she only wants a sexual relationship. But nothing is ever that simple ...As Joe struggles to hold Suzie to her promise, he finds himself entangled in the complexities of her life, her teenage children, her job -- and his feelings towards her. Not to mention the complications of his life: e-mail surveillance, a workplace panel of inquiry, and his own family. Breezy, hilarious and insightful, this new novel from John Dale examines the nature of lust, love, ambition and what it means to be a man. Set in Sydney, Istanbul and Gallipoli, it is the story of an ordinary guy living at the mercy of his desires. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Fourth Estate en_US
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dc.title Leaving Suzie Pye en_US
dc.parent en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 3 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 341 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Cultural Studies Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 190400 en_US
dc.personcode 990395 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Performing Arts and Creative Writing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom No en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 990395 en_US


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