The Hard Word

The Hard Word

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Author: Clanchy, John
ISBN: 9780702233326
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Year First Published: 2002
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 228mm x 153mm x 24mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Miriam is facing an emotional flashpoint. Her mother Vera is slipping into the obliterating darkness of Alzheimer's disease and her daughter Laura is embroiled in her own conflicts of identity and sexuality.As a teacher of migrant and refugee women, Miriam helps her students unlock the past through the power of words. So why can't she do it for her own family, and for herself?With this elegant novel, John Clanchy's writing reaches new levels of feeling and delicacy.

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