Hannah Gordon has always wanted to be someone important, yet she's stuck in an inner-city back street, fighting to keep hold of her children, her home and her sense of self.
Then a devastating accident sets off a chain of events that will rock the family foundations to the core and change live forever.
About the Author
Ann Whitehead was born in Sydney and now lives on the coast in southern New South Wales. Ann has won awards and is a published author of plays, short stories and novels for children, young adults and adults. She is the author of the bestselling Australia Street, The House Across the Road and another novel, Blackwattle Road, was written under the name of Ann Charlton. Her new novel, Waratah House, will be published in 2012.
'Beautifully told and steeped in the culture of its time, Australia Street and its people. Their love, frustrations and experiences touch the heart.'
'There are shades of Ruth Park in this atmospheric novel . . . an engaging slice of life.'
SUNDAY MAIL BRISBANE
'With pleasing characters and splendid period detail, this vivid domestic drama salutes the grit of the Aussie battler.'
WEEKEND GOLD COAST BULLETIN
'An engaging yarn with a rich historical texture.'
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 2nd March 2009
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.700
Weight (kg): 19.8