Tempe Caxton is an ageing television presenter who is recovering from a suicide attempt following the end of her career and the breakdown of a love affair. In hospital she learns that her dead son has left a part-Aboriginal child in a north coast town. The novel follows Caxton’s journey of discovery into her own family’s past and the living conditions of Australia’s original inhabitants.
249 p. ; 21 cm. #0721 First Edition. Price-clipped dustjacket. (Name on fep.) Author of “Come in, Spinner”
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