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by Cox, Carrie

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TitleAfternoons with Harvey Beam
Author / Responsible partyCox, Carrie
GenreAustralian fiction.
TopicsAustralian fiction. Domestic fiction. Dysfunctional families -- Fiction. Conduct of life -- Fiction. Family life -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


As a young man, Harvey Beam got the hell out of his hometown, confirming his suspicions that you can successfully run away from your problems. But after forging a big-city career in talkback radio, Harvey is now experiencing a ‘positional hiatus’. The words aren’t coming out right, Harvey’s mojo is fading and a celebrity host is eyeing his timeslot. Back in Shorton, Harvey’s father Lionel appears at long last to be dying. It seems it’s finally time for Harvey Beam to head home and face a different kind of music. In wading through a past that seems disturbingly unchanged, the last thing he expects is a chance encounter with a wonderful stranger …

Additional Information

System control numberS13787
Original Print PublisherAustralia : Fremantle Press, 2018
NarratorNarrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell.
Narrator NameNarrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell.
Participant or performer noteNarrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell.
Narrators GenderMale narrator