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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Farming Ghosts
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'On a Queensland farm in the aftermath of World War II, Harry Vance's dream becomes his daughter-in-law's nightmare. Reminiscent of Chekhov's landlocked characters, those whose lives are circumscribed by Harry and his farm, Rosewood, long for empowerment and freedom of choice. Volatile energies and unspoken desires simmer beneath the surface of the Vances' world, which crumbles under irresistible pressures, bequeathing a legacy that enters the psyche as heartbreaking landscapes and haunting dreamscapes.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Epigraph: To the memory of Godfrey Charles St Clair Hadkins (1913-1942) killed in action, Battle of Milne Bay, 3 September 1942 and for the Maggies and Jacks whose fortitude took other forms.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: Ginninderra Press , 2009 .
      Extent: 199p.
      ISBN: 9781740275569

Works about this Work

Farming Ghosts Gillian Bouras , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 23 no. 1 & 2 2011;

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Robert Gordon Hay , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Idiom 23 , November vol. 21 no. 2011; (p. 170-172)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
Formulaic But Worth It Patrick Barney , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 216)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Farming Ghosts and The Forgotten Garden Stephanie Green , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 17 no. 1 2010; (p. 83-85)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel ; The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton , 2008 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Farming Ghosts and The Forgotten Garden Stephanie Green , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 17 no. 1 2010; (p. 83-85)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel ; The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton , 2008 single work novel
Formulaic But Worth It Patrick Barney , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 216)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Robert Gordon Hay , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Idiom 23 , November vol. 21 no. 2011; (p. 170-172)

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
Farming Ghosts Gillian Bouras , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 23 no. 1 & 2 2011;

— Review of Farming Ghosts Jena Woodhouse , 2009 single work novel
Last amended 17 Sep 2009 09:24:18
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  • Far North Queensland, Queensland,
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