Little Books, Big Themes
Publisher: Melbourne University Press. Country: Australia. Date: 2008-10.
by Elisabeth Wynhausen.
Melbourne University Press, 2010.
Elisabeth Wynhausen explores what it means to survive and to thrive in a world of rapid change. Wynhausen tells of an extraordinary, inspirational character and reflects on the mysterious quality that is resilience. A tribute to the authors mother, who died at the age of 92, this account is a witty and inspirational memoir that delves into family life and the immigrant experience.
Elisabeth Wynhausen was a senior journalist with The Australian. She was the author of Dirt Cheap: Life at the Wrong End of the Job Market, which was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premiers Literary Award, and Manly Girls.
LITTLE BOOKS, BIG THEMES (MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY PRESS)
Series Note: "MUP's Little Books on Big Themes series pairs Australia's leading thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life." - Melbourne University Press
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