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- DescriptionPeach is nineteen and pretty happy with the way things are. She has her university work, two wildly different best friends, her sister, Stella, to look after and a broken heart to mend. But when she takes a summer job at a cafe in the old convent, her idea of who she is takes a sharp turn into the past.Where once there were nuns, young girls and women who had fallen on hard times, Peach discovers secrets from three generations of her family. As their stories are revealed, Peach is jolted out of her comfort zone. But does she really want to kw who she is?Warm and real, intense and provocative, Maureen McCarthy's The Convent shows in vivid detail how fate and the choices we make ripple and reverberate through time.A vel to fall in love with.
- Author BiographyMaureen McCarthy is the ninth of ten children and grew up on a farm near Yea in Victoria. After working for a while as an art teacher, Maureen became a full- time writer. Her novels for young adults include Stay With Me, The Convent, Somebody's Crying, Rose by any other name and her much loved bestseller Queen Kat, Carmel and St Jude Get a Life, which was made into a highly successful 4-part mini-series for ABC TV. Her books for children include Careful what you wish and Flash Jack.
- Author(s)Maureen McCarthy
- PublisherMurdoch Books
- Date of Publication05/11/2015
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationMillers Point
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintMurdoch Books
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
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