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Careless (Hardback)

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A seemingly insignificant, careless act can sometimes set tragedy in motion. Eight-year-old Pearl tries very hard to get things right. Attuned to her mother s brittle moods, she watches over her younger brother while carefully guarding her private passions. But a senseless act of violence at summer camp shatters Pearl s family, and nothing may ever be right again. In a cooler, greener suburb, Sonia is learning to live alone after the death of her husband, a furniture designer who will soon be commemorated by an exhibition of his work. At the edge of the city, the young sculptor Adam Logan is hoping that his controversial new exhibit will change his fortunes. Connected by grief and longing, and united by a shared goal to create a memorial for the city s lost children, these characters lives become entangled in ways that none could have foreseen. Combining the intimacy of a family s heartache with the suspense of a thriller, Careless is a gripping, seductive novel about the ties of caring and responsibility that are both formed and broken in today s society and about the resilience of the human psyche."

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: MacAdam/Cage Publishing, Incorporated Publication Date: 07/02/2008 ISBN-13: 9781596922754  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Deborah Robertson was born in Bridgetown, Western Australia. Her first book, Proudflesh, won the Steele Rudd Award for the best Australian short-story collection in 1998. She currently teaches creative writing at Murdoch University and lives in the port of Fremantle, Western Australia. Careless, her first novel, has been short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and for the Miles Franklin Award and long-listed for the Orange Prize.

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