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y separately published work icon Poor Man's Orange single work   novel  
Is part of The Harp in the South Trilogy Ruth Park , 1948-1985 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 Poor Man's Orange
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'First published in 1949 as the sequel to the award-winning "The Harp in the South", this novel continues the story of the Darcy family of Sydney. The author also wrote "Swords and Crowns and Rings", which won the Miles Franklin Award.' (Publication summary)

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Poor Man's Orange George Whaley , ( dir. George Whaley ) Sydney : Anthony Buckley Productions , 1987 Z1811093 1987 single work film/TV

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Also braille, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Surro Fiona McGregor , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2017;

'Head south on Elizabeth Street, turn left after Devonshire. Butt Street is more of an alley, with a slight kink at the beginning. Apartments and warehouses loom either side. You are walking towards Clisdell Street in August 1940, and on the left in the gutter is the corpse of Bill Smillie, gambler, gunman, SP standover. Next to his body is a dead cat.' (Introduction)

Books That Changed Me : Deborah Burrows Deborah Burrows , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 14 March 2015; (p. 84) The Sunday Age , 15 March 2015; (p. 16)
Ruth Park and Frank Hardy: Catholic Realists Paul Genoni , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , Autumn-Winter vol. 10 no. 3-4 2000; (p. 26-31) Frank Hardy and the Literature of Commitment 2003; (p. 237-247)
Untitled Pamela Ruskin , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 1 May vol. 58 no. 34 1992; (p. 8)

— Review of Poor Man's Orange Ruth Park , 1949 single work novel
Ruth Park's Vivid World Veronica Sen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 March 1992; (p. C8)

— Review of The Harp in the South Ruth Park , 1947 single work novel ; Poor Man's Orange Ruth Park , 1949 single work novel
Ruth Park's Vivid World Veronica Sen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 March 1992; (p. C8)

— Review of The Harp in the South Ruth Park , 1947 single work novel ; Poor Man's Orange Ruth Park , 1949 single work novel
Untitled Pamela Ruskin , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 1 May vol. 58 no. 34 1992; (p. 8)

— Review of Poor Man's Orange Ruth Park , 1949 single work novel
Ruth Park and Frank Hardy: Catholic Realists Paul Genoni , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , Autumn-Winter vol. 10 no. 3-4 2000; (p. 26-31) Frank Hardy and the Literature of Commitment 2003; (p. 237-247)
Books That Changed Me : Deborah Burrows Deborah Burrows , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 14 March 2015; (p. 84) The Sunday Age , 15 March 2015; (p. 16)
Surro Fiona McGregor , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2017;

'Head south on Elizabeth Street, turn left after Devonshire. Butt Street is more of an alley, with a slight kink at the beginning. Apartments and warehouses loom either side. You are walking towards Clisdell Street in August 1940, and on the left in the gutter is the corpse of Bill Smillie, gambler, gunman, SP standover. Next to his body is a dead cat.' (Introduction)

Last amended 21 Apr 2016 09:20:59
Subjects:
  • Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
Settings:
  • 1940s
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