The aunts' house

The aunts' house
Stead, Elizabeth, 1932-
  • Item Type: Book - STEA
  • Published: 2019
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Description

Recently orphaned, Angel Martin moves into a boarding house populated by an assortment of eccentric and colourful characters. She's befriended by the gregarious Winifred Varnham, a vision in exotic fabrics, and the numerically gifted Barnaby Grange. But not everyone is kind and her scrimping landlady, Missus Potts, is only the beginning of Angel's troubles. Angel refuses to accept her fate. She is determined to forge a sense of belonging despite rejection from her two maiden aunts, Clara and Elsa, who blame Angel's mother for their brother's death. Her Sunday visits to the aunts house by the Bay expand her world in ways she couldn't have imagined.

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ISBN:

9780702260353 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Stead, Elizabeth, 1932-

Title:

The aunts' house / Eilzabeth Stead.

Publication Info:

St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

281 pages ; 23 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

General Note:

"Do you accept the life you're given or fight for the life you want?" -- Cover.

Subject term:

Orphans--Fiction.

Subject term:

Boardinghouses--Australia--Fiction.

Subject term:

World War, 1939-1945--Australia--Fiction.

Subject term:

Aunts--Fiction.

Subject term:

Fate and fatalism--Fiction.

Subject term:

Belonging (Social psychology)--Fiction.

Subject term:

Families--New South Wales--Sydney--Fiction.

Subject term:

Australian fiction.

Geographic term:

Sydney (N.S.W.)--Fiction.

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