The idea of home

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  • Published 20140506
  • ISBN: 9781922182258
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

…for to know a place in any real and lasting way is sooner or later to dream it. That’s how we come to belong to it in the deepest sense.
– William Least Heat-Moon

I WAS BORN to two mothers, one of flesh and one of earth. To a woman, young and fierce, and to a patch of ground, old, its skin layered with the lives of others who walked or worked or dreamed here, on this knuckle of land on the north side of the Brisbane River.

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