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A piercing discussion of racial relationships, this powerful and sensual love story is about Cathy, a young woman from the country who moves away from home and has her beliefs and sense of identity challenged. As she falls for Jay, her friendship with Margie, a wild city girl always up for a good time, is confronted. Lively characters, deep emotion, and humor collide in a tough city in the harsh but beautiful landscape of central Australia. Emotionally charged and intense, this complex and important novel explores the blurred boundaries between black and white, city and country, lover and friend.
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Meme McDonald is a novelist and the coauthor of the award-winning The Binna Binna Man, Flytrap, and Njunjul the Sun.Review:
"Meme McDonald sees this country in a way that's both new and old, that's renewing and respectful and kind." —Martin Flanagan, author, The Game in the Time of War
"A complex, engrossing novel, exploring with integrity and power the boundaries between black and white, city and country, friend and lover." —Lesley Reece, director, FCLC, West Australia
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 330 pages orange covers, trade paperback. A piercing discussion of racial relationships. Seller Inventory # 38387
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1741148855
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1741148855
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. 349 pp. Seller Inventory # 17179