Jane

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781501128660
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Washington Square Press - December 27th, 2016

1948, post-war Australia, finds Anikka Lachlan living happily with her husband, Mac, and 10 year-old daughter, Isabel. An accident changes all of that, and Anikka becomes the town librarian to support her smaller family. War-damaged veterans, Roy McKinnon, a poet, and Frank Draper, a medical doctor, return home to piece together their lives. A love story, a story of healing, this tale alternates between strong characters to relate both the tragic and the resilient sides of the human condition. With poetic prose, Ashley Hay paints this quiet drama of heartbreak and joy.