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Description - Second Half First by Drusilla Modjeska

A stunning memoir from one of Australia's most highly acclaimed writers

Beginning with the disastrous events of the night before her fortieth birthday, Drusilla Modjeska looks back on the past thirty years. In asking the candid questions that so many of us face - about love and independence, growing older, the bonds of friendship and family - she reassesses the experiences that have shaped her writing, her reading and the way she has lived. The result is a memoir that is at once intellectually provocative and deeply honest; the book that readers of Poppy, The Orchard and Stravinsky's Lunch have been waiting for.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780857989819
ISBN-10: 0857989812
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Vintage (Australia)
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Drusilla Modjeska

Drusilla Modjeska is one of Australia's most acclaimed writers. She was born in England but lived in Papua before arriving in Australia in 1971. Her books include Exiles at Home; the NSW Premier's Award-winning Poppy; Sisters, which she co-edited; the Nita B. Kibble, NSW Premier's Award and Australian Bookseller's Book of the Year Award-winner The Orchard; Timepieces; and Secrets with Robert Dessaix and Amanda Lohrey. She is also the author of the bestselling Stravinsky's Lunch and her first novel, The Mountain, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Miles Franklin Award, the Western Australia Premier's Award and the Barbara Jefferis Award.

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Books By Drusilla Modjeska

Second Half First by Drusilla Modjeska
Hardback, October 2015
Mountain by Drusilla Modjeska
Paperback / softback, March 2018
$16.99 $19.99
Exiles at Home by Drusilla Modjeska
Paperback / softback, December 2013
$14.44 $16.99
Orchard by Drusilla Modjeska
Paperback / softback, June 1995
$19.51 $22.95