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P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ↠ The Fine Colour of Rust F she took a wrong turn somewhere If only she could drop the kids at the orphanage and start over But now thanks to her protest letters the education minister is coming to Gunapan and she has to convince him to change his mind about the school closure And as if facing down the government isn’t enough it soon becomes clear that the school isn’t the only local spot in trouble In the drought stricken bushland on the outskirts of town a luxury resort development is about to. Loretta Boskovic dreams of lantern jawed man with rough stubble spurs on his boots and a purring Harley Davidson In reality Loretta wears creaking 2 bras and underwear on its last elastane legs she has an overgrown lawn clunking car and two kids to raise on her lonesome after her no good husband bolted three years ago And the cherry on top of Loretta s life is Gunapan the rusted old town situated somewhere in the forgotten Australian bush so far out of mind that the local council want to shut the school down and a hush hush land development is brewing under everyone s nosesBut Loretta also has Norm the kindly old junk man who is uite possibly the best friend she has ever had There s also a new mechanic in town Merv Bull who probably won t stay single for long but Loretta can admire from afar until then Then there s Terror and Panic lawnmowers in the form of goats And the urge to chuck Jake and Melissa into an orphanage and skedaddle to Melbourne is coming le

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P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ↠ The Fine Colour of Rust Set in the Australian bush a wryly funny beautifully observed novel about friendship motherhood love and the importance of fighting for things that matterUSA coverLoretta Boskovic never dreamed she would end up a single mother with two kids in a dusty Australian country town She never imagined she’d have to campaign to save the local primary school She certainly had no idea her best friend would turn out to be the crusty old junk man All in all she’s starting to wonder i. Left behind in Gunapan by her lousy husband with her two children Loretta Boskovic drives the dusty road from her house to town staring out at the scrubby bushland dreaming of rescue by a handsome lover and a car radio that gets something other than racing commentary In this uniue wryly observed novel Paddy O Reilly captures the essence of a lonely Australian bush town and it s ordinary residents with humour and heart The author s protagonist is a woman you will find in any small town she is a single mother juggling child raising with work a budget that only allows for discounted undies and a longing for an intimate relationship Loretta copes with the spareness of her life with a wicked sense of humour and roll up your sleeves and get on with it attitude Her children are everything to her even though she regularly fantasises about being whisked away from their whining demands Raising her two children on her own isn t easy they miss their father and his sudden though mercifully Troveranno il corpo junk man All in all she’s starting to wonder i. Left behind in Gunapan by her lousy husband with her two children Loretta Boskovic drives the dusty road from her house to town staring out at the scrubby bushland dreaming of rescue by a handsome lover and a car radio that gets something other than racing commentary In this uniue wryly observed novel Paddy O Reilly captures the essence of a lonely Australian bush town and it s ordinary residents with humour and heart The author s protagonist is a woman you will find in any small town she is a single mother Happy Christmas Hammy the Wonder Hamster juggling child raising with work a budget that only allows for discounted undies and a longing for an intimate relationship Loretta copes with the spareness of her life with a wicked sense of humour and roll up your sleeves and get on with it attitude Her children are everything to her even though she regularly fantasises about being whisked away from their whining demands Raising her two children on her own isn t easy they miss their father and his sudden though mercifully

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P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ↠ The Fine Colour of Rust Siphon off a newly discovered springwater supply No one seems to know anything no one seems to careWith a dream lover on a Harley unlikely to appear to save the day Loretta needs to stir the citizens of Gunapan to action She may be short of money influence and a fully functioning car but she has good friends Together they can organize chocolate drives supermarket sausage sizzles a tour of the local slaughterhouse whatever it takes to hold on to the scrap of world that is hom. I can t do as much justice to this book as the gorgeous Charlotte Wood who summed it up beautifully in 140 characters on twitter thusThe Fine Colour of Rust updates rural archetypes with a bitingly accurate wit sharp eye yet never loses its tender heart Fabulous bookYes


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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust Left behind in Gunapan by her lousy husband with her two children Loretta Boskovic drives the dusty road from her house to town staring out at the scrubby bushland dreaming of rescue by a handsome lover and a car radio th

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    P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY READ ↠ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US ↠ P.A. OReilly DOWNLOAD The Fine Colour of Rust This is a review for the Australian Women Writers Challenge The genre? I'll call it contemporary fiction with humour truckloads of itWhen we first meet Loretta Boscovic she's daydreaming about dumping her kids in an orphanage and ri

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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY READ ↠ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US ↠ P.A. OReilly Loretta Boskovic was a single mother having been deserted by her husband Tony with promises of money and contact with the kids Melissa and Jakeso far none of THAT had happened Loretta lived in Gunapan a very small country town in Victoria Australia It had the usual small town problems with drought and a lack of

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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust Loretta Boskovic is a different woman from the one her useless husband and the father of her two children walked out on several years ago She's no longer the same chain smoking easily intimidated frump that he would remember if he ever came back to the small rural town of Gunapan in Victoria well the frumpy part is still pretty much true but Loretta is fine with that She's got a job though money's still tight; she's active in the

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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust Loretta Boskovic dreams of lantern jawed man with rough stubble spurs on his boots and a purring Harley Davidson In reality Loretta wears creaking 2 bras and underwear on its last elastane legs she has an overgrown lawn clunking car and two kids to raise on her lonesome after her no good husband bolted three years ago And the cherry on top of Loretta’s life is Gunapan – the rusted old town situated somewhere in the forgotten A

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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust Loretta the story’s heroine and narrator is brilliantly conveyed in her humour failings and courage Her small town home is portrayed with an awareness of its shortcomings and yet celebrates a sense of communityI’m not sure how to phrase my response to this novel — reviewing is a tough gigThe thing is the theme of The Fine Colour of Rust seems to me to be desperation you know the rust breaking through But

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    PDF The Fine Colour of Rust I can't do as much justice to this book as the gorgeous Charlotte Wood who summed it up beautifully in 140 characters on twitter thusThe Fine Colour of Rust updates rural archetypes with a bitingly accurate wit

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    DOWNLOAD The Fine Colour of Rust P.A. OReilly ↠ 1 SUMMARY READ ↠ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US ↠ P.A. OReilly 45 out of 5 stars I loved everything about this book beginning with its intriguing title So many of us can relate to Loretta who desp

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  • Paperback
  • 247
  • The Fine Colour of Rust
  • P.A. OReilly
  • English
  • 03 May 2020
  • 9780007434930