Patrick hollands second novel the mary smokes boys acutely explores the divide between regional and urban australiathe small town of mary smokes located in the brisbane valley is poised on the brink of extinction all but its most damaged young people leave as a matter of course opportunities are scarce the traps and effects of poverty are everywhere and the main character . The mary smokes boys a novel patrick holland on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers greys mother dies giving birth to his sister irene and he prays that she will be returned to him so he might protect her from the world as his father did not this prayer. Patrick holland grew up in outback queensland australia he worked as a stockman until taking up literary studies at griffith university he has studied chinese and vietnamese at universities in beijing qingdao and saigon. The mary smokes boys 1st edition by patrick holland and publisher transit lounge save up to 80 by choosing the etextbook option for isbn 9780980846294 0980846293 the print version of this textbook is isbn 9781921924132 1921924136. I read the mary smokes boys by patrick holland and apart from colleagues and customers had no one to really share the joy with and what joy it is sad and desperate but a touch mythical and lyrical and he writes with such confidence and clearly knowledge of small town ness new australian gothic
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