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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Happy Families
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Happy Families explores, amongst many things, the value of curiosity in love and the ghosts of relationships past (Publisher Blurb)

Notes

  • Epigraph: What else should our lives be but a series of beginnings, of painful settings out into the unknown, pushing off from the edges of unconsciousness into the mystery of what we have not yet become. - David Malouf.

  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Families: Fact or Fiction? Susan Varga , 1999 single work essay
— Appears in: The Sydney Papers , vol. 11 no. 4 1999; (p. 19-29)
When Love Comes by Accident Marion Halligan , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 September 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
The Tectonics of Family Terri-Ann White , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 212 1999; (p. 22)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Books in Brief Debra Adelaide , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , July vol. 4 no. 6 1999; (p. 26)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Family Romance in Unfamiliar Fashion Michelle De Kretser , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 June 1999; (p. 9)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Strength of Women Katharine England , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 June 1999; (p. 21)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Family Romance in Unfamiliar Fashion Michelle De Kretser , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 June 1999; (p. 9)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Books in Brief Debra Adelaide , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , July vol. 4 no. 6 1999; (p. 26)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
The Tectonics of Family Terri-Ann White , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 212 1999; (p. 22)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
When Love Comes by Accident Marion Halligan , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 September 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Happy Families Susan Varga , 1999 single work novel
Families: Fact or Fiction? Susan Varga , 1999 single work essay
— Appears in: The Sydney Papers , vol. 11 no. 4 1999; (p. 19-29)

Awards

2000 winner Vision Australia Foundation Audio Book Awards Adult Audio Book of the Year Also winner, Adult Narrator of the Year (Helen Morse) who read the story.
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