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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'In a small town on the land's edge, in the strange space at a war's end, a widow, a poet and a doctor each try to find their own peace, and their own new story. In Thirroul, in 1948, people chase their dreams through the books in the railway's library. Anikka Lachlan searches for solace after her life is destroyed by a single random act. Roy McKinnon, who found poetry in the mess of war, has lost his words and his hope. Frank Draper is trapped by the guilt of those his treatment and care failed on their first day of freedom. All three struggle with the same question: how now to be alive.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Epigraph:

    It's not what we forget

    But what was never known we most regret

    Discovery of

    -Stephen Edgar

  • Dedication: For Les Hay
  • Other formats: Also large print; sound recording

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2013 .
      Image courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 307p.
      ISBN: 9781743314449 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Atria Books , 2016 .
      8776480414743090268.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 5 April 2015
      ISBN: 9781501112171

Works about this Work

Brisbane Writers the Last Word in Talent Sally Browne , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 May 2014; (p. 50)
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 October 2014; (p. 17)
Nicolette Stasko Reviews The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane and The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay Nicolette Stasko , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 74 no. 1 2014; TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing , October vol. 18 no. 2 2014;

— Review of The Night Guest Fiona McFarlane 2013 single work novel ; The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Tracks of Our Lives Phil Brown , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23-24 March 2013; (p. 18)
Interview : Ashley Hay Caroline Baum (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 25 May 2013; (p. 28) The Canberra Times , 11 May 2013; (p. 19) The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 May 2013; (p. 28-29)
Hearts Break and Mend as a Widow Comes to Terms with Loss Geordie Williamson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 March 2013; (p. 18)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Untitled Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 May 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Seeing Things Differently Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 351 2013;

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Well Read Rick Sullivan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 March 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
As if the Sea Curved Up Gretchen Shirm , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , May 2013;

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Full Steam Ahead Into the Past Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 June 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Wounded Lives That Come off the Rails Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 8 June 2013; (p. 23) The Age , 8 June 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Hearts Break and Mend as a Widow Comes to Terms with Loss Geordie Williamson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 March 2013; (p. 18)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Untitled Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 May 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Seeing Things Differently Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 351 2013;

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Well Read Rick Sullivan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 March 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
As if the Sea Curved Up Gretchen Shirm , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , May 2013;

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Full Steam Ahead Into the Past Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 June 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Wounded Lives That Come off the Rails Peter Pierce , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 8 June 2013; (p. 23) The Age , 8 June 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Nicolette Stasko Reviews The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane and The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay Nicolette Stasko , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 74 no. 1 2014; TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing , October vol. 18 no. 2 2014;

— Review of The Night Guest Fiona McFarlane 2013 single work novel ; The Railwayman's Wife Ashley Hay 2013 single work novel
Tracks of Our Lives Phil Brown , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23-24 March 2013; (p. 18)
Interview : Ashley Hay Caroline Baum (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 25 May 2013; (p. 28) The Canberra Times , 11 May 2013; (p. 19) The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 May 2013; (p. 28-29)
Brisbane Writers the Last Word in Talent Sally Browne , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 May 2014; (p. 50)
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 October 2014; (p. 17)
Last amended 5 May 2016 11:25:35
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  • Thirroul, Wombarra - Bulli area, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
  • 1948
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