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The Sunday Story Club
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Doris Brett Kerry Cue
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The Sunday Story Club

Doris Brett Kerry Cue


9781760781187

Macmillan


Psychology;
Coping with personal problems;
Family & relationships


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'I'm sorry, I didn't mean to cry. But the salons have given me the opportunity to look back and think about my life...

I don't talk to anyone about these feelings outside of the salon.' We all carry stories within us - wrenching, redemptive, extraordinary, and laced with unexpected and hard-won wisdom.

These are the real-life stories that a group of women tell each other when they gather for a deep and structured conversation - once a month in a suburban living room - about the things that really matter.

They discover that life can be a heartbeat away from chaos; that bad things happen to good people; that good people do outrageous things; that the desire for transformation is enduringly human.

A mother tells of the heartbreaking loss of control when her daughter develops anorexia. A sister reveals the high psychological cost of being hated by a sibling over the course of her life. Husbands leave wives; wives take lovers; friendships shatter; wrong choices turn out to be right ones; agency is lost and re-claimed.

Profound, layered and clear-sighted, this collection of real-life stories reveals the emotional untidiness that lies below the shiny surface of modern life and reminds us of the power of real conversation to enlighten, heal and transform.

By:   Doris Brett, Kerry Cue
Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   339g
ISBN:   9781760781187
ISBN 10:   1760781185
Publication Date:   July 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Doris Imber resides in Melbourne with her husband and daughter. She is a clinical psychologist and an award-winning author and poet. She has been published in America, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Russia. Doris has been awarded numerous literary awards, including the Queensland Premier's Poetry Award. Kerry Cue is a humourist, mathematician and journalist who has written for every major newspaper in Australia. Kerry is also the maths blogger, Mathspig. She studied Science/Engineering at Melbourne University and taught maths and science for ten years before becoming a bestselling author of twenty humorous and education books including Life On a G-String, Australia Unbuttoned and I Left My Heart in Chinkapook and my Knickers in New York.

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