The Resource The place on dalhousie, Melina Marchetta

The place on dalhousie, Melina Marchetta

Label
The place on dalhousie
Title
The place on dalhousie
Statement of responsibility
Melina Marchetta
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Rosie Gennaro first meets Jimmy Hailler, she has walked away from life in Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two years later, Rosie returns to the house and living there is Martha, whom Seb Gennaro married less than a year after the death of Rosie's mother. Martha is struggling to fulfil Seb's dream, while Rosie is coming to terms with new responsibilities. And so begins a stand-off between two women who refuse to move out of the home they both lay claim to. As the battle lines are drawn, Jimmy Hailler re-enters Rosie's life. Having always watched other families from the perimeters, he's now grappling, heartbreakingly, with forming one of his own . .
Summary
When Rosie Gennaro first meets Jimmy Hailler, she has walked away from life in Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two years later, Rosie returns to the house and living there is Martha, whom Seb Gennaro married less than a year after the death of Rosie's mother. Martha is struggling to fulfil Seb's dream, while Rosie is coming to terms with new responsibilities. And so begins a stand-off between two women who refuse to move out of the home they both lay claim to.
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Storyline
Tone
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018
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10762619
Cataloging source
ANL
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1965-
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Marchetta, Melina
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Love
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Parent and adult child
  • Families
  • Families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Stepmothers
  • Dalhousie (S.A.)
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
Target audience
general
Label
The place on dalhousie, Melina Marchetta
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064472678
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780143793533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1078148093
Label
The place on dalhousie, Melina Marchetta
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064472678
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780143793533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1078148093

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