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    The Sparrows of Edward Street
    The Sparrows of Edward Street
    Hope can be found in the most unexpected places. It is 1948 and Hanora Sparrow and her teenage daughters have fallen upon tough times. With little more than the suitcases they carry, they must move to a housing commission camp on the outskirts of Sydney. While their new life in a ramshackle tin shed seems grim, the women soon learn that they are not alone. As they befriend other camp residents such as Mr Gardiner, the war hero who never recovered, and the women of the laundry circle, who are the eyes and ears of the camp, the Sparrows discover that good humour might just be their salvation. PRAISE FOR THE SPARROWS OF EDWARD STREET 'I haven't enjoyed a book this much in a while.' Sydney Morning Herald 'A wicked sense of humour' Saturday Age 'One of those rare books that make you look at the world differently.' Daily Telegraph 'Wonderful' Bookseller and Publisher 'Funny and heartbreaking' Weekend Australian 'Destined to become an Australian classic' Courier - Mail
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    Book Author
    Elizabeth Stead
    Genre Historical , Literary , Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459691926
    Publisher
    University Queensland Press
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    28-Jan-2015

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