Like a House on Fire
  • Published:
    Dec-2012
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    280
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From prize-winning short-story writer Cate Kennedy comes a new collection to rival her highly acclaimed 'Dark Roots'. In 'Like a House on Fire', Kennedy once again takes ordinary lives and dissects their ironies, injustices and pleasures with her humane eye and wry sense of humour. In 'Laminex and Mirrors', a young woman working as a cleaner in a hospital helps an elderly patient defy doctor's orders. In 'Cross - Country', a jilted lover manages to misinterpret her ex's new life. And in 'Ashes', a son accompanies his mother on a journey to scatter his father's remains, while lifelong resentments simmer in the background. Cate Kennedy's poignant short stories find the beauty and tragedy in illness and mortality, life and love.

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    •  
    • Sep-2012
    • Scribe US
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1922070068
    • ISBN13: 9781922070067
    •  
    • Jul-2013
    • Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.
    • eBook (Kindle)
    •  
    • Jul-2013
    • Scribe Publications Party Limited
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1921942959
    • ISBN13: 9781921942952
    •  
    • Jun-2016
    • Brilliance Audio
    • MP3 CD
    • ISBN: 1531841805
    • ISBN13: 9781531841805
    • First Edition
    • Dec-2012
    • ReadHowYouWant
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1459653785
    • ISBN13: 9781459653788
    • Large Print
    •  
    • Dec-2012
    • ReadHowYouWant
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0369316584
    • ISBN13: 9780369316585
    • Large Print

 


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