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My Life as a Fake

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Melbourne, the late 1940s. A young conservative Australian poet named Christopher Chubb decides to teach his country a lesson about pretension and authenticity. Choosing as his target the most avant-garde of the literary magazines, he submits for publication the entire oeuvre of one Bob McCorkle, a working-class poet of raw power and sexual frankness, conveniently dead at twenty-four and entirely the product of Chubb's imagination. Not only does the magazine fall for the hoax, but the local authorities also sue its editor ...

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My Life as a Fake
2020, Penguin Books Australia, Hawthorn

ISBN-13: 9781760896553

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My Life as a Fake
2005, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400030880

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My Life as a Fake
2005, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780679312826

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My Life as a Fake
2004, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571216208

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My Life as a Fake
2004, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571216215

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My Life as a Fake
2003, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375414985

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My Life as a Fake
2003, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571216185

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My Life as a Fake
2003, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571216192

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My Life As A Fake
2003, Random House Australia, Milsons Point

ISBN-13: 9781740512466

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My Life as a Fake
2003, Random House Canada

ISBN-13: 9780679312819

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My Life as a Fake
2003, Recorded Books

ISBN-13: 9781402556005

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