Shelf Life

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Allen & Unwin, 2004 M06 1 - 192 pages
Louisa never stops working. Adam has only just started. Jared and Dylan are out of control. Chloe dreams of being a dancer.

Rahel is marrying a stranger. Abdi has a temporary visa. Tessa is planning her funeral. Stephen has disappeared.

Check this out for quality, value and freshness. A trolleyful of stories about life in the fast aisle.

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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

Robert Corbet's "Shelf Life" tells the disconnected stories of various characters who work for - or in - a grocery store. The story gravitates towards two in particular, Louisa and Adam, but others ... Read full review

Shelf Life

User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

Life in a supermarket is not all it seems. The suburban supermarket setting is a device for Corbert to tell us about the life, loves and aspirations of those who work there. At first glance, you may ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Robert Corbet has worked with street kids in inner Melbourne, played guitar in a reggae band, taught literacy at three TAFE colleges and worked in bookshops.

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