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A loving, faithful animal / Josephine Rowe
Bib ID 6932495
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Rowe, Josephine, 1984- author
 
Description St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2016 
©2016 
200 pages ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9780702253966 (paperback)
Summary

"It is New Year's Eve, 1990, and Ru's father, Jack, has disappeared in the wake of a savage incident. A Vietnam War veteran, he has long been an erratic presence at home, where Ru's allegiances are divided amongst those she loves. Her sister, Lani, seeks to escape the claustrophobia of small-town life, while their mother, Evelyn, takes refuge in a more vibrant past. And then there's Les, Jack's inscrutable brother, whose loyalties are also torn. A Loving, Faithful Animal is an incandescent portrait of one family searching for what may yet be redeemable from the ruins of war."--Back cover.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 200).

Subjects Australian fiction.  |  Domestic fiction.  |  Families -- Fiction.  |  War and families -- Fiction.  |  Australian

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