1969: Free-spirited hippie Jess James has no intention of falling for a soldier ... but perhaps some things are not in our power to stop. 1989: Jess's daughter, Jamie, dreams of a simple life - marriage, children, stability - then she meets a struggling musician and suddenly the future becomes wilder and complex. 2017: When Jamie's daughter, CJ, brings home trouble in the form of the coolest boy at school, the worlds of these three women turn upside down ... and the past returns to haunt them. Spanning the trauma of the Vietnam War to the bright lights of Nashville, the epidemic of teenage self-harm to the tragedy of incurable illness, this is the heart-wrenching story of three generations of Australian women, who learn that true love is not always where you seek it.
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Love and other battles / Tess Woods.
Sydney, NSW : HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2019.
320 pages ; 24 cm.
"Three generations of women. Three heartbreaking choices. Three unforgettable story"--Cover.
Mothers and daughters--Australia--Fiction.
Grandparent and child--Australia--Fiction.
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