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  • Published 20100201
  • ISBN: 9781921520860
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

I WAS FIFTEEN when I stood inside my first restaurant kitchen. My mother, who had replaced the red dirt of Mount Isa for the red lights of a different town, had organised this, my first full-time job. I had no comprehension of what was required or of the implications for my future there.

Oliver’s Seafood Restaurant makes no dining lists of substance; it has no stars, hats or write-ups. Like most restaurants of its kind, Oliver’s has closed and re-opened half a dozen times under different names and with different culinary dreams.

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