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Vicki went to the boys’ room and fortified herself, as women do, with the sight of sleeping children, the abandonment of limbs, the oblivious breathing, the throats offered to the blade.
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Author’s note: this excerpt is from a long interview with Helen Garner, which was originally published in Meanjin.
In May, 1980, as an eighteen year old journalism student, I interviewed Helen Garner for a university assignment on political biography. 2,407 more words