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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Things Without a Name
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''And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.'

'Faith isn't so different from most women her age; She's thirty-two, single, has the requisite dysfunctional family, an even more dysfunctional best friend, a busy and challenging job, and in her weaker moments dreams of perhaps some day meeting a man that will ignite her senses and take her away from all this.

'The trouble is, while she aches to see the good in the world, Faith is constantly confronted by the bad. After having heard one too many love-gone-wrong stories and being left feeling helpless in the aftermath of yet another woman fleeing yet another violent man, Faith, a legal counsellor in a women's crisis centre, has just about given up. Not just on the big ideas like hope, love and trust, but even on the chance of getting a decent haircut or meeting an ordinary, non-psychotic, bloke.

'One night a twist of fate finds Faith wringing out years of unshed tears in a suburban veterinary clinic. It is a night that will slowly change the way Faith sees herself and that will allow her to finally understand what she has always needed to know: that before you can save others you have to save yourself.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to all those who suffer in silence behind close doors. There is a name for your suffering. And a door to a better place.
  • Epigraph: 'If a man knows more than others, he becomes lonely.' - Carl Jung.
  • Epigraph: 'Look at your wounds. That's where the light enters.' - Rumi.

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 , 2008 .
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      Extent: 392p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes appendix.
      • On front cover: Sometimes you have to lose faith to find love.
      ISBN: 9781741754339

Works about this Work

In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 July 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of Things Without a Name Joanne Fedler , 2008 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 July 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of Things Without a Name Joanne Fedler , 2008 single work novel
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