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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 A Promise of Peaches
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'It was an act of simple kindness for an Australian couple to take two Czech refugees from post World War II Europe into their working-class home. They could never have foreseen the tensions these sophisticated Europeans would create, or the life-changing impact they would have on their teenage daughter. A Promise of Peaches explores sympathetically the culture clashes of 1950s immigration, not unlike those of today, and shows with sensitivity the unfolding of adolescent sexuality.' (Publisher's blurb)


  • A novel in verse form
  • Dedication: For my parents, who are not Doss and Joe, but who had the same generosity of heart and kindliness to anyone in need.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: Ginninderra Press , 2011 .
      Extent: 167p.
      ISBN: 9781740276565
Last amended 19 Sep 2011 09:12:48