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The Resource Melting Moments

Melting Moments

Label
Melting Moments
Title
Melting Moments
Statement of responsibility
Anna Goldsworthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1941. Eighteen-year-old Ruby leaves behind the family farm, her serious mother and roguish father, and heads for Adelaide. After a brief courtship, she enters into a hasty marriage with a soldier about to go to war – who returns a changed man.In this absorbing novel, Anna Goldsworthy recreates the world of Adelaide half a century ago, and portrays the phases of a woman’s life with intimacy and sly humour. We follow Ruby as she contends with her damaged husband and eccentric in-laws. We see her experience motherhood and changing social circumstances, until, in a moving twist, a figure from the past reappears, to kindle a late-life romance
Summary
In this absorbing novel, Anna Goldsworthy recreates the world of Adelaide half a century ago, and portrays the phases of a woman's life with intimacy and sly humour. We follow Ruby as she contends with her damaged husband and eccentric in-laws. We see her experience motherhood and changing social circumstances, until, in a moving twist, a figure from the past reappears, to kindle a late-life romance. In her captivating fiction debut, Goldsworthy evokes a woman's life in a pre-feminist world.
Writing style
Character
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10843654
Cataloging source
SALS
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Goldsworthy, Anna
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literary Fiction
  • Australian Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Family Sagas
  • General Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Melting Moments
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:BLI_757139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743820858
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Melting Moments
Control code
BORROWBOX:BLI_757139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743820858
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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