Eleven Seasons

Eleven Seasons


By (author) Paul D. Carter

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  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Format: Paperback | 276 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 196mm x 23mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney
  • ISBN 10: 1743314108
  • ISBN 13: 9781743314104
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 432,996

Product description

The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award winner 2012

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Author information

Paul D. Carter was born in Melbourne and spent much of his youth going to Collingwood Football matches with his Dad and brother Marcus. In 2001, Paul completed a Bachelor of Arts with honours from Deakin University and, in 2008 completed a PhD while writing Eleven Seasons. In writing Eleven Seasons, Paul was able to integrate his own experience of growing up in Melbourne in the 1980s with his keen interest in modern Australian history. He is especially interested in the sociological aspects of AFL and sport in society, in particular its sometimes fraught relationship with women. Paul currently teaches English and Creative Writing to secondary students in the western suburbs, as part of the Teach for Australia Programme.

Review quote

'A smashing book: heartfelt, tough-minded, occasionally shocking.' - Geordie Williamson