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  • Published 20071204
  • ISBN: 9780733321276
  • Extent: 280 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

Selected for Best Australian Stories 2007

IN THE MORNING we woke and it was like all the mornings we’d imagined. The sun brushed the edges of the heavy, dark drapes of your bedroom and the air held us softly on the bed. I looked at you in the moments before you woke and I saw you then as I always wanted to see you, as I’ve always imagined you in my mind. The perfect you – asleep, and free.

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