Listening for Small Sounds

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Allen & Unwin, 1996 - 157 páginas
Despite violence, a married couple remains true to the vow, for better or for worse. The events are seen through the eyes of Joss, 9, whose alcoholic father repeatedly abuses her placid mother, even if he sometimes apologizes. Joss does not understand why her mother puts up with it. One day she will and be glad for it. A first novel by an Australian writer.

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Sobre o autor (1996)

PENELOPE TREVOR was born in Sydney in 1960 and moved to Melbourne with her family when she was six. She has two sons, Tashi and Jaspar. Her eclectic career includes working as an actress, a teacher in Nepal, a gallery curator, a journalist, a script writer and a novelist. She is currently working on a feature film, The Tidy Disposal of Mrs Walker and her second novel, Blind Man's Bluff, whilst being surrounded by a myriad of unfinished children's stories, a dog, seven frogs and two fish.

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