The Sparrows of Edward Street

Author(s): Elizabeth Stead

Australian Fiction

'The Sparrows of Edward Street is a funny and heartbreaking novel distinguished by the voice of an assured storyteller.' Weekend Australian 'Stead writes with a wicked sense of humour.' The Age 'I haven't enjoyed a book this much in awhile.' Sydney Morning Herald It's 1948 and Hanora Sparrow and her teenage daughters, Aria and Rosy, have fallen on tough times. With little more than the suitcases they carry and a few pounds between them, they move to a housing commission camp on the outskirts of Sydney. In The Sparrows of Edward Street , acclaimed author Elizabeth Stead uses her clear eye and sharp wit to recreate a little-known corner of Australian post-war history.


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General Fields

  • : 9780702249242
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : December 2011
  • : 198 mm X 129 mm
  • : January 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elizabeth Stead
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 300