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Words with Wine: Marcella Polain 'Driving into the Sun'

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South Perth Library Mopoke Meeting Room

Cnr Sandgate Street and South Terrace

South Perth, WA 6151

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South Perth Libraries and Fremantle Press are delighted to invite you to an evening with award winning writer, Marcela Polain who will discuss and read from her stunning new book, Driving into the Sun.

Driving into the Sun has been more than 10 years in the making, explores life in 1960s Perth for 11-year-old Orla and her mother and little sister in the aftermath of her father’s tragic death.

It’s a beautifully written tale of girlhood and grief, burgeoning adolescence, family and the perils of growing up in a man’s world without a father’s guidance.

Driving into the Sun is a perfect book club book due to its exploration of themes such as grief, family, girlhood and sexuality.

About Marcella Polian:
Marcella is currently a senior lecturer in creative writing at ECU. Her first novel, The Edge of the World, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and she has twice won the Patricia Hackett Prize for Best Contribution to Westerly magazine. She has also published three collections of poetry.

FREE - bookings are essential
Doors open: 6.15pm

Book sales and signing available on the night courtesy of Millpoint Caffe Bookshop.

Parking available outside the library, in the lower carpark off South Terrace and along Sandgate St and South Terrace. For a parking map please click here.

In the interests of more sustainable living please BYO mug &/or water bottle.
Catering includes one glass of wine per ticket and cheese platters, tea/coffee & non-caffeinated drinks.

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