Author(s): Ruth Park; Alice Pung (Introduction by)
Jackie Hanna, born with dwarfism, and Cushie Moy, the girl next door, share an innocent love--a love that will be censured, but will persevere. This is the story of the triumph of a special kind of courage.
Ruth Park's Miles Franklin-winning novel brilliantly evokes Australia in the Great Depression.
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Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 1977.
Born in New Zealand in 1917, Ruth Park spent most of her adult life in Australia. She was widely read and well-loved for her books, which were as equally successful for adults as for children. She is best known for the novels The Harp in the South, Poor Man’s Orange … »