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Voted by Victorian readers as their 'all time favourite book set in Victoria', as chosen from the Reading Victoria list of 20 novels 'Set Close to Home' in the State Library of Victoria's Summer Reading Programme 2006/7.
Dedication: For Janine, Lena and Harry
Epigraph: ...a man is not a piece of fruit!...You can't eat the orange and throw the peel away. - Arthur Miller Death of a Salesman.