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Author Faulkner, Annah.

Title The beloved / Annah Faulkner
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : Picador, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.04 F263Z A6/B  AVAILABLE
Description 313 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary When Roberta 'Bertie' Lightfoot is crippled by polio, her world collapses. But Mama doesn't tolerate self-pity, and Bertie is nobody if not her mother's daughter - until she sets her heart on becoming an artist. But when the family moves to Port Moresby in 1955, Bertie starts to rebel against her mother's strict control
Analysis Australian
Australian fiction
Notes N copy signed and inscribed by the author, 6 June 2013. NLA
Nita B Kibble Literary Award, 2013
Winner of the Queensland Premier's Literary Award for Emerging Author
Subject Australian fiction -- 21st century.
Australian fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Families, Australian -- Port Moresby -- Fiction
People with disabilities -- Fiction.
Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Australia -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
LC no. 2012452002
ISBN 1742611559 (paperback)
9781742611556 (paperback)