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    DescriptionMost Australians live in cities, clinging to the coast and looking outwards towards the ocean. Yet almost all feel closely connected to the country, even if they hardly ever visit it. Many dream of moving to rural areas - there's a harshness to much of the Australian landscape and yet they still feel a sense of romance about it. For Rural Australian Homes, Leta Keens travelled around Australia to find the 18 homes featured in the book - a wide-ranging and appealing selection that includes a sheep station that has been in the same family for 100 years, a converted general store, an adapted shed, and award-winning architect-designed contemporary houses. Covering every state and the Northern Territory, Rural Australian Homes gives a compelling insight into contemporary life in rural Australia, and offers a glimpse into some of the history that has defined it. Key points: written by Leta Keens, one of Australia's most popular writers on architecture, design and the arts; features a wide-ranging selection of 18 houses across every state and the Northern Territory; includes beautiful photography by renowned garden photographer Simon Griffiths


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    Title
    Rural Australian Homes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leta Keens, Photographs by Simon Griffiths
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 255 mm
    Height: 266 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742663470
    ISBN 10: 1742663478
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    BIC subject category V2: AMKD
    Abridged Dewey: 728
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    DC23: 728.0994
    Publisher
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Imprint name
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Publication date
    09 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Millers Point
    Author Information
    Leta Keens is a Sydney-based writer who specialises in architecture, design and the arts. She started her career on the architecture and women's pages of a Fleet Street newspaper, and has since worked in Australia, Italy and the United States. She has written for a number of newspapers and magazines, including The Australian newspaper, Qantas inflight magazine and Inside Out. She is the co-author of The Slow Guide to Sydney (Affirm Press, 2007) and the author of Shoes for the Moscow Circus (Murdoch Books, 2010).