A place to stand / by Helen McNeil.

By: McNeil, Helen, 1952- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Del Sur Productions, 2013Description: 228 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9780473221522; 9780473378837; 0473221527; 0473378833Subject(s): Families -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Kawerau (N.Z.) -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. Additional physical formats: Online version:: Place to standDDC classification: NZ823.3 LOC classification: PR9708 | .M1693P53 2013Summary: "Sandra McLeod arrived as a child in Kawerau, New Zealand, with her British family. It was 1954. But the family's hopes for a new and better life faltered in this raw timber town. At sixteen Sandra fled. All she took with her were numbness and denial. Fifteen years later, a letter arrives and Sandra, now a successful real estate agent, knows she must go back. Back to her mother's vacant eyes and the secrets of the McLeod family. Back to unpick her past and to learn about loss, grief, mothering, and perhaps a chance of finding home"--Author's website.
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"Sandra McLeod arrived as a child in Kawerau, New Zealand, with her British family. It was 1954. But the family's hopes for a new and better life faltered in this raw timber town. At sixteen Sandra fled. All she took with her were numbness and denial. Fifteen years later, a letter arrives and Sandra, now a successful real estate agent, knows she must go back. Back to her mother's vacant eyes and the secrets of the McLeod family. Back to unpick her past and to learn about loss, grief, mothering, and perhaps a chance of finding home"--Author's website.

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