Author(s): Fiona Kidman
A collection of six stories linked by a central issue in the lives of the main characters, the defining incident that shapes their futures: the disappearance of a brother; an illegitimate child born to a young girl; a woman caught between the deep friendship of two men; a lost love; a betrayal.
Fiona Kidman was born in 1940. She has worked as a librarian, creative writing teacher, radio producer and critic, but primarily as a writer. To date she has published over 20 books, including novels, poetry, non-fiction and a play. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and was created a Dame (DNZM) in 1998 in recognition of her contribution to literature.