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Legacy / Larissa Behrendt
Bib ID 4657155
Format BookBook
Author
Behrendt, Larissa, 1969-
 
Description St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2009 
282 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 9780702237331
Summary

Simone Harlowe is young and clever, an Aboriginal lawyer straddling two lives and two cultures while studying at Harvard. Her family lfe back in Sydney is defined by the complex relationship she has with her father Tony, a prominent Aboriginal 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?

Notes

"A novel about fathers and daughters and how the past is always present"--Cover.

"The award winning author of Home"--Cover.

Subjects Literature and stories - Fiction.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Indigenous embassies and political missions - Tent Embassy, Parliament House, Canberra.  |  Family.  |  Politics and Government - Political action.  |  Education - Law and legislation.  |  Australia.  |  United States (USA)

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