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Home Truth

‘Readers are treated to an eclectic and diverse range of pieces demonstrating that home is as much about the people who share it with us as it is about time and place. This is a thought-provoking collection, taking us on a journey into personal spaces we all know and recognise as dimensions of those places we call home.’ —Australian Bookseller & Publisher

An exceptional collection of personal stories on the meaning of ′home′, featuring Peter Goldsworthy, Andrea Goldsmith, Gabrielle Lord, Marion Halligan, Matthew Condon, Rosaleen Love, Cassandra Pybus, Ian Britain, Carmel Bird and Michael McGirr.

In 1982 Steven Spielberg gave the world the imperative ′E.T. phone home′. This unlikely little clump of words went straight to the core of the matter. Connection with home is the genesis of hope.In this poignant and heartfelt collection, ten Australian writers take their own approach to the meaning of ′home′. Whether home for them is their country of origin, their town, their house or their relationships with others, almost all find that the concept of home sparks an examination of self and identity.

  • Year of Publication: 2010
  • Genre: Literature
  • Audience: Adult