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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Jetty Road
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'Evie congratulated herself she'd got to the point in her life where she could trust her own gut, only slipping up when she'd had too much to drink. She'd come a long way since wet-behind-the-ears days with Ronnie. But Ronnie, that bastard, slipped back into her decommissioned mind at an unpropitious juncture later, as he still had a nasty habit of doing, just when a girl had a right to expect a little uncomplicated oblivion.

Set in present-day Adelaide, Jetty Road explores the intertwined lives of two sisters, Paula and Evie Haggerty, one a nursing home matron, the other a childcare worker. Past trauma returns to bite Evie; new betrayals await Paula. Their trust in one another is tested as they come to terms with old hurts and wrong choices, accommodate the new twists in other siblings' lives, and blunder through shared responsibilities for the new generation, Paula's adolescent son and daughter.

Jetty Road is about growing up, kids and oldies, working hard, sturdy friendships, remembering, and looking forward - about life, actually, and how we never really grow into it.' (Publisher's Blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2009 .
      Extent: 378p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: For Yuri, Gabe and Anna
      ISBN: 9781862548299 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Inseparable : Memory, Life and Fantasy Jessica Bryant , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 206)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Beate Josephi , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 24 2010; (p. 164-166)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 February 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Ruth Starke , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 2 no. 1 2009;

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Drowning in Detail Christina Hill , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2009 - January 2010 no. 317 2009; (p. 64)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 6 September 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 September 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel ; Spiel : A Novel David Sornig , 2003 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 September 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work novel ; Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Drowning in Detail Christina Hill , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2009 - January 2010 no. 317 2009; (p. 64)

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Ruth Starke , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 2 no. 1 2009;

— Review of Jetty Road Cath Kenneally , 2009 single work novel
Sunny Side Up Deborah Bogle , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 November 2009; (p. 10-12)
Last amended 22 Oct 2009 11:08:35
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  • Adelaide, South Australia,
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  • Adelaide, South Australia,
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