Provides a subtle picture of an Australian artist coming to terms with his place, not only in the world, but also in the austere but still imperial Britain of the 1930s and 40s. Billy Hayes is an acrobat who wants a big life, to cast his own shape, if only he could work out how to do it.

Genre: General Fiction

Used availability for Susan Johnson 2's A Big Life

Hardback Editions

September 1993 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Big Life
Author(s): Susan Johnson
ISBN: 0-571-16957-0 / 978-0-571-16957-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

August 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Big Life
Author(s): Susan Johnson
ISBN: 0-571-17156-7 / 978-0-571-17156-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Big Life
Author(s): Susan Johnson
ISBN: 0-330-27438-4 / 978-0-330-27438-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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1993 : Australia Paperback
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Title: A Big Life
Author(s): Susan Johnson
ISBN: 0-7329-0772-1 / 978-0-7329-0772-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Macmillan and Co, Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK