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The Resource Islands, Peggy Frew

Islands, Peggy Frew

Label
Islands
Title
Islands
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Frew
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"There was a house on a hill in the city and it was full of us, our family, but then it began to empty. We fell out. We made a mess. We draped ourselves in blame and disappointment and lurched around, bumping into each other. Some of us wailed and shouted; some of us barely made a sound. None of us was listening, or paying attention. And in the middle of it all you, very quietly, were gone." Helen and John are too preoccupied with making a mess of their marriage to notice the quiet ways in which their daughters are suffering. Junie grows up brittle and defensive, Anna difficult and rebellious. When fifteen-year-old Anna fails to come home one night, her mother's not too worried; Anna's taken off before but always returned. Helen waits three days to report her disappearance. But this time Anna doesn't come back ..
Summary
Helen and John are too preoccupied with making a mess of their marriage to notice the quiet ways in which their daughters are suffering. Junie grows up brittle and defensive, Anna difficult and rebellious. When fifteen-year-old Anna fails to come home one night, her mother's not too worried; Anna's taken off before but always returned. Helen waits three days to report her disappearance. But this time Anna doesn't come back...
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2019
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10757916
Cataloging source
YDX
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Frew, Peggy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Dysfunctional families
  • Daughters
  • Missing children
  • Islands
  • Phillip Island (Vic.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Islands, Peggy Frew
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064763107
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760528744
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1065379184
Label
Islands, Peggy Frew
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064763107
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760528744
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1065379184

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