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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Speak to Me
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'Michael, a psychiatrist, is trying to put his life together after a brain tumour. His lawyer wife Elizabeth is wrestling with her new role as carer and breadwinner. Their teenage children are acting out the chaos their parents refuse to confront.

'This is the story of a troubled daughter who cannot talk to her mother, a mother who does not know how to listen, a father who listens but cannot see, and a son who will only talk to God.

'Over the course of one week, events will threaten to tear this family apart - but also bring them from the brink of darkness towards a kind of redemption.

'From one of Australia's most acclaimed new novelists, Speak to Me is a compelling tale of love, loss and survival.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Harry and Amelia.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2010 .
      Extent: 305p.
      Note/s:
      • Also available as an electronic resource.
      ISBN: 9780670074594 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Estelle Tang , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 324 2010; (p. 53)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Lost in the Crowd Stella Clarke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , August vol. 5 no. 7 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of The Grand Hotel : A Novel Gregory Day , 2010 single work novel ; Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel ; Trust Kate Veitch , 2010 single work novel ; Indelible Ink Fiona McGregor , 2010 single work novel
Giving and Receiving Jennifer Levasseur , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel ; Houdini's Flight : Sometimes You Need to Disappear to Find Yourself Angelo Loukakis , 2010 single work novel
Books William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 26 June 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Thrill City Leigh Redhead , 2010 single work novel ; Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Tension Builds in a High-Wire Dance Dorothy Johnston , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 June 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Lives Less Ordinary Lucy Clark , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 6 June 2010; (p. 17)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Tension Builds in a High-Wire Dance Dorothy Johnston , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 June 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Books William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 26 June 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Thrill City Leigh Redhead , 2010 single work novel ; Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel
Giving and Receiving Jennifer Levasseur , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel ; Houdini's Flight : Sometimes You Need to Disappear to Find Yourself Angelo Loukakis , 2010 single work novel
Lost in the Crowd Stella Clarke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , August vol. 5 no. 7 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of The Grand Hotel : A Novel Gregory Day , 2010 single work novel ; Speak to Me Sarah Hopkins , 2010 single work novel ; Trust Kate Veitch , 2010 single work novel ; Indelible Ink Fiona McGregor , 2010 single work novel
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