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Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited, 2007 - Families - 286 pages
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"In the midst of her life with her small brother and unpredictable mother, Pearl is a child who strives to get things right. But the events of one summer's day are about to change her life, and nothing may ever be right again. In ways connected but unforeseen, this child's tragedy will also enter the lives of two strangers. Sonia lives in a cooler, greener part of the city, where she is learning to live alone after the death of her famous husband. And at the edge of the city, close to the beaches, in a run-down building, the young sculptor Adam Logan contemplates the celebrity that his artwork has brought to him. Through a seductively woven plot that reflects the interlacing nature of our lives, Careless explores the ties of caring and responsibility, for the living and the dead, that are formed, and broken, in our society." --From the publisher.

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This was a very beautiful book about loss, grief and the unexpectedness of it. Robertson writes with infinite skill and the patience of a miniaturist. I loved this. Read full review

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User Review  - Mikki Joiner - Goodreads

Spellbinding. This book is brilliant. Read full review

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