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What the Family Needed

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Okay, tell me which do you want: to be able to fly or to be invisible? What if every now and then, the people in your family wok...

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Okay, tell me which do you want: to be able to fly or to be invisible? What if every now and then, the people in your family woke up with a special power? Over the span of 30 years we are invited into... the secrets of one very unique family, from a mystified teenager to an over-tired night nurse to a conflicted exile. The surprising strengths they each find show them how to change their lives - and what the family needs in order to survive. A wonderful novel: imaginative, intelligent, empathetic...Like a cross between The Corrections and The Slap. - Sydney Morning Herald To tell you the narrative concerns a family whose members have superpowers is only to graze the surface of a moving and beautifully realised meditation on what it is to be an ordinary human being. - The Australian Grade: A...At once magical and very normal, a wishful fantasy about the strength it can take to love one's family members well. - Entertainment Weekly
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 26/07/2016
  • Publisher: Hachette Australia
  • Country of Origin: Australia
  • Pages: 272
  • Dimensions (mm): 197x128x22mm
  • Weight: 260g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 26/07/2016
  • Author:Steven Amsterdam

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