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Author Rendle-Short, Francesca, 1960- author

Title Bite your tongue / Francesca Rendle-Short
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex, 2011

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 MELB  306.85 Ren/Byt  AVAILABLE
Description 246 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents It's a sin -- The most secret of all places -- Kill! Kill! -- Don't ever tell -- Wings ablaze
Summary Set in 1970s Queensland and also contemporary times, Bite Your Tongue is an elegant mix of novel and memoir that is in turn harrowing and delightful. Can a daughter forgive her mother for making her a pawn in her conservative moral crusades? Can greater understanding reinstate love? What does a mother owe a daughter and a daughter a mother?
Notes Also available in electronic versions via the Internet
Subject Rendle-Short, Angel
'The Nib' Waverley Library Award for Literature Nominations (2012)
Families -- Fiction.
Families.
Mothers and daughters.
Queensland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. 2011459911
ISBN 9781876756963 (paperback)