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How to get there : a memoir, Maggie Mackellar

Label
How to get there : a memoir
Title
How to get there
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Mackellar
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 2011 Maggie Mackellar moved from her family's farm in Central West New South Wales to the east coast of Tasmania with her children and assorted menagerie to live with a farmer. Her story takes as its epigraph a quote from Roger McDonald: 'Through every small opening in life, through the tiniest most restricted nerve ends, through rips and tears and tatters, life pours.' In the book she explores learning to love again after living through grief, and the complexities of doing this in a community with which she is unfamiliar, with two young children. She reflects on love after grief, juggling being a mother and negotiating a burgeoning relationship, the rhythms of country life, displacement and the writing life. This is a book for anyone who has imagined taking a risk, for anyone who has moved to a new place and struggled with feelings of homesickness and displacement. It is a story about making a life in a remarkable setting – the east coast of Tasmania, on a sheep farm in a stone house built by convicts in 1828."--Random House website
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
306.8409946
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
How to get there : a memoir, Maggie Mackellar
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Carrier MARC source
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Contents
Sequel to When it Rains. -This second memoir traces with the author the characteristic candour and perception her move to Tasmania, for love, and the struggles and joys of settling there. In 2011 Maggie Mackellar moved from her family's farm in Central West New South Wales to the east coast of Tasmania with her children and assorted menagerie to live with a farmer. Her story takes as its epigraph a quote from Roger McDonald: 'Through every small opening in life, through the tiniest most restricted nerve ends, through rips and tears and tatters, life pours.' In the book she explores learning to love again after living through grief, and the complexities of doing this in a community with which she is unfamiliar, with two young children. She reflects on love after grief, juggling being a mother and negotiating a burgeoning relationship, the rhythms of country life, displacement and the writing life. This is a book for anyone who has imagined taking a risk, for anyone who has moved to a new place and struggled with feelings of homesickness and displacement. It is a story about making a life in a remarkable setting-the east coast of Tasmania, on a sheep farm in a stone house built by convicts in 1828
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24 cm.
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Extent
xii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781742752440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781742752440
  • (OCoLC)881281097

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