Winner of Australian "Indies" Fiction Book of the Year 2013.
#5 in Kirkus Review's Best Historical Fiction Book of 2013
One family. Nine momentous days. An unforgettable novel of love
and folly and heartbreak.
It is 1939 and Australia is about to go to war. Deep in the
working-class Melbourne suburb of Richmond it is business--your own
and everyone else's--as usual. And young Kip Westaway, failed
scholar and stablehand, is living the most important day of his
Ambitious in scope and structure, triumphantly realised, this is
a novel about one family and every family. It is about dreams and
fights and sacrifices. And finally, of course, it is--as it must
Toni Jordan has a BSc in physiology and qualifications in
marketing and professional writing. Her debut novel, "Addition,"
has been published in sixteen countries and won numerous awards.
Jordan lives in Melbourne, Australia.
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