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‘The Ghost at the Wedding’ wins the 2010 Kibble; ‘The Book of Emmett’ wins Dobbie

Shirley Walker has won the $30,000 2010 Nita B Kibble Literary Award for Women Writers for her novel The Ghost at the Wedding (Penguin). Judge Robert Dixon, said Walker had combined fact and imagination to create ‘a powerful and emotional debut novel'. He said that the book was ‘based partly...

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