'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. ...'