The Long Goodbye


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 "On 13th October my father killed my mother". And so begins this extraordinarily, moving and powerful memoir of an Australian family. Spanning three generations of a rural Queensland farming family,

The Long Goodbye is an unforgettable story of love and loss by an outstanding new writer of originality and remarkable skill.

When Pamela's ageing mother succumbs to advanced dementia and the family attempts to care as best they can for her, it is her father who takes matters into his own hands and ends her mother's life before taking his own life
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ISBN:

9781743791363

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

370g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

PJ. Parker

Pamela J. Parker  was born and raised in the once famous gold-mining town of Charters Towers in rural Queensland, Australia. She was educated locally before attending James Cook University in Townsville and later Queensland University in Brisbane where she studied to become a teacher. Pamela has taught at schools throughout Northern Queensland, but now devotes her time to writing in Caloundra. Pamela has been awarded Runner Up in the