Overview:The Memory Pool: Australian stories of summer, sun and swimming - Swimming is a central part of most Australian childhoods. We idealise beaches and surf, but for many kids the local pool - whether it's an ocean, tidal or a chlorinated pool - is where they pass summer days. Pools are places of imagination, daring, belonging, freedom, friendship and romance. For some they are places of hard-core swimming training. This delightful, nostalgic anthology brings together reflections and recollections about the swimming pools of childhood from a range of Australians of diverse ages and backgrounds, well known and not-so-famous - including Trent Dalton, Leah Purcell, Shane Gould, Bryan Brown and Merrick Watts.Evocative, funny and sometimes bittersweet, almost 30 people remember the pools that shaped their childhoods. Everyone who has ever dived into their local Olympic pool, bush waterhole or saltwater baths will want to submerge themselves in this beautiful book.The Memory Pool is a collection of 28 personal stories that take thereader into the inner worlds of childhood and teenage years at thelocal pool.Story-tellers include Bryan Brown, Trent Dalton, Shane Gould, AshleyHay, Daniel Kowalski, Laurie Lawrence, Leah Purcell, Merrick Wattsand many more from locations all over Australia.Will resonate with readers who remember high-diving, sunburn, wettowels and pine-lime splicesJoyful and celebratory but sometimes sad and writers remember thepool as a place of escape from troubled homesIt's like Humans of New York meets Places We Swim, but inbeautifully written wordsTherese Spruhan has interviewed writers, actors, championswimmers, and everyday pool-goers and chapters are presentedseamlessly in their own words

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781742236582. It was written by the following authors: Therese Spruhan. Book The Memory Pool: Australian stories of summer, sun and swimming, which can be read online, published by the company: NewSouth Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Sports Books, Biography. The book was published on 2020-01-30 00:00:00. It has 272 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download The Memory Pool: Australian stories of summer, sun and swimming has PDF format and is called the-memory-pool-australian-stories-of-summer-sun-and-swimming.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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