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    City by James Roy is the companion short story collection to the highly successful and award - winning book, Town, published by UQP in 2007. <br/>The only water out this way is the river and the reservoir and the twin pipes that feed the city. Huge and dark, each as thick through as a small car, they rise and fall across the plains towards the glowing sky and the shimmering skyline.<br/>In his acclaimed collection, Town, James Roy used the short story to chart the social tapestry of a country town as seen through the eyes of thirteen young residents. The young people in City are linked in very different ways - through chance meetings, found objects, social connections, the civil disobedience of the shadowy Poet and the streets of a city. <br/>Like the town in its companion collection, this place has no name. But any reader who has ever lived in a city will find it immediately familiar.<br/>A striking collection of connected stories that reflect our lives and those of the people that we pass each day.
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    James Roy
    Genre Children's Fiction
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    University Queensland Press
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