Author(s): MacColl, Mary-Rose
In London in the mid-1920s, a young Australian and her aunt are each on a journey of self-discovery -- one by attempting to swim the English Channel the other to rediscover the woman she used to be. From the bestselling author of In Falling Snow.
About the author:
Mary-Rose MacColl's first novel, No Safe Place, was runner-up in the 1995 Australian/Vogel's literary award. Her first non-fiction book, The Birth Wars, was a finalist in the 2009 Walkley Awards. Her fourth novel, In Falling Snow, told a story about the hospital established by Scottish women doctors in an old abbey near Paris in World War I. Swimming Home, which followed, is about the first women to swim the English Channel. It won the People's Choice Award at the 2016 Queensland Literary Awards. Mary-Rose MacColl's most recent book is For a Girl, which tells a story from her own young life. It was shortlisted in the 2017 Queensland Literary awards and the Victorian Premier's Literary awards. Her sixth novel, The True Story of Maddie Bright, will be published in April 2019.
Number of Pages: 400
Publication Date: 20190304
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Product Form: Paperback / softback
Dimensions (LxWxH): 198 mm128 mm
Weight: 0.34 kg
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