The Resource The house on the hill, Susan Duncan

The house on the hill, Susan Duncan

Label
The house on the hill
Title
The house on the hill
Statement of responsibility
Susan Duncan
Title variation
  • Subtitle from cover
  • a memoir
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Susan Duncan reaches an age where there's no point in sweating long-term ramifications. There aren't any. This new understanding delivers an unexpected bonus - the emotional freedom and moral clarity to admit to hidden and often fiendish facts of aging and, ultimately, to find ways to embrace them. This, in turn, unleashes an overwhelming desire to confront her intractable 95-year-old mother with the dreadful secrets of the past before it is too late, no matter the consequences. It is the not-knowing, she says, that does untold damage. Interwoven with stories from the land – building a sustainable eco-house on the mid-coast of New South Wales with her engineer husband, Bob, and grappling with white-eyed roans, dogs, bawling cattle markets, droughts and flooding rains, not to mention blunt-speaking locals – this is a book about a mother and daughter coming to terms, however uneasy, with the awful forces that shaped their relationship. As the inconstancies of age slow her down, Susan Duncan writes with honesty about discovery and forgiveness, and what it takes to rework shrinking boundaries into a new and rich life"--Publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
920.72
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
The house on the hill, Susan Duncan
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The house on the hill, Susan Duncan
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951806399
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780143780502
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)951806399

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