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Author: Behrendt, Larissa
ISBN: 9780702237331
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Year First Published: 2009
Pages: 282
Dimensions: 196mm x 128mm x 21mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Simone Harlowe isyoung and clever, an Aboriginal lawyer straddling two lives and two cultures while studying at Harvard. Her family life backin Sydney is defined by the complex relationship she has with her father Tony, a prominentAboriginal rights activist.
As Simone juggles the challenges of a modern woman's life - career, family, friends and relationships - her father is confronting his own uncomfortable truths as his secret double life implodes.
Can Simone accept her father for the man he is and forgive him for the man he's not?
'A stunning first novel. Behrendt creates vivid characters whose convincing inner lives bring this story of loss and survival powerfully to life.'
Kate Grenville, author of The Secret River, on Larissa Behrendt's Home

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