On Resilience

On Resilience

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In On Resilience, Elisabeth Wynhausen explores what it means to survive and to thrive in a world of rapid change. Wynhausen tells of an extraordinary, inspirational character and reflects on the mysterious quality that is resilience. MUP's Little Books on Big Themes series pairs Australia's leading thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 114 x 152 x 14mm | 117.93g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522856632
  • 9780522856637
  • 764,152

About Elisabeth Wynhausen

Elisabeth Wynhausen was the author of Dirt Cheap- Life at the Wrong End of the Job Market, which was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, Manly Girls, shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, and On Resilience. She was staff writer for The Bulletin, The National Times and The Australian.show more

Review quote

"MUP has repackaged an old fashioned and unsexy genre to make essays modish and exciting." --"Weekend Australian"show more

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