7 Miles Out

by Carol Morley

Publisher: Echo Publishing

Publication Date: April 01, 2016

ISBN: 9781760403102

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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1977. Manchester is on the vergeof becoming the underground music capital of the world and seven miles away in Stockport, eleven-year-old Ann is on the verge of something equally big: puberty. Then one morning her dad takes her to school, drives away and kills himself. While her mother tries to make sense of her grief, Ann seeks out the company of others. From runaway punks to charismatic clairvoyants, the people she meets give her insight into the strange new world around her. Growing up in the long shadow of her father's suicide, Ann discovers her own way to live. From acclaimed film-maker Carol Morley, this is a raw, darkly funny and powerful story of how a life can be brought back from the brink. ducted with Tania Herman, Renae Lawrence (by illegal mobile phone in Renaes case!) and Susan Neill-Fraser, plus other interviews with people never interviewed before about these cases. A long-awaited collection of stories by Australias true crime queen. Stories from Australias female crims, including Tania Herman, Renae Lawrence and Susan Neill-Fraser telling their experiences directly to Robin from their prison homes.