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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 The Healing Party
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'An electrifying debut novel about faith and lies, the spirit and the flesh.

'When her mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Natasha returns to the home she fled many years before. But her father, a Charismatic Christian, has not changed: he is still the domineering yet magnetic man she ran from, and the family is still in his thrall. He comes home one night with astonishing news: he has received a message from God that his wife is to be healed, and they must hold a party to celebrate. As Natasha and her sisters prepare for the big event – and the miracle – she struggles to reconcile her family’s faith with her sense that they are pretending.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication : For Stephen and Mark

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Terminal cancer, requiring wheelchair.
    Type of character Secondary.
    Point of view First person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2016 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Published June 2016
      ISBN: 9781863958431

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon The Healing Party by Micheline Lee : Notes Jessica Zibung , Melbourne : CAE Book Group , 2018 13927156 2018 single work criticism
Review : 'The Healing Party' by Micheline Lee Naama Amram , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 383 2016; (p. 64)

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
Micheline Lee Interview : The Struggle with Religious Convictions in Her Debut Linda Morris , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 24 June 2016;

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
'Micheline Lee was 11 years old when she became a born-again Christian and gave herself to Jesus. By the age of 15, she was disillusioned and wanted out of the charismatic movement. It took another three years, before Lee braved her parents' objections to quit the evangelical church for good. ...'
Micheline Lee Linda Morris (interviewer), 2016 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 24) The Saturday Age , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 24)
The Healing Party Review : Micheline Lee's Exquisitely Rendered Debut Novel Michael McGirr , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 17 June 2016;

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
'As soon as she finished school, Natasha Chan ran away to Darwin. Eight years later, she is summoned back to Melbourne by her eldest sister, Anita. Natasha returns to the very street from which she had fled because her mother, Irene, is dying of cancer. For the next few months, she will try to build some kind of bridge to Irene, a woman with whom she has longed to be able to connect. ...'
Micheline Lee, The Healing Party LS , 2016 single work
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 28 May 2016;

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
Review : The Healing Party Helen Elliott , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , June no. 123 2016; (p. 56)

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
Struggling with a Leap of Faith Geordie Williamson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18 June 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
Family Fortunes in Distressing Times Michael McGirr , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 June 2016; (p. 24) The Saturday Age , 18-19 June 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
The Healing Party Review : Micheline Lee's Exquisitely Rendered Debut Novel Michael McGirr , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 17 June 2016;

— Review of The Healing Party Micheline Lee , 2016 single work novel
'As soon as she finished school, Natasha Chan ran away to Darwin. Eight years later, she is summoned back to Melbourne by her eldest sister, Anita. Natasha returns to the very street from which she had fled because her mother, Irene, is dying of cancer. For the next few months, she will try to build some kind of bridge to Irene, a woman with whom she has longed to be able to connect. ...'
Micheline Lee Linda Morris (interviewer), 2016 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 24) The Saturday Age , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 24)
Going the Bloody Hard Way Helen Garner , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: The Monthly Blog , June 2016;

Helen Garner's notes on Micheline Lee’s ‘The Healing Party’

y separately published work icon The Healing Party by Micheline Lee : Notes Jessica Zibung , Melbourne : CAE Book Group , 2018 13927156 2018 single work criticism
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