Winner of the Australian Booksellers' Choice Award Winner of the 2002 Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction In Tasmania in the winter of 1954, when Sonja Buloh was three years old and her father was drinking too much, Sonja's mother walked into a blizzard, never to return. Some thirty-five years later, when Sonja visits Tasmania and her drunkard father, the shadows of the past begin to intrude ever more forcefully into the present - changing their lives forever.
Winner of Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1998.
Winner of ABPA Design Awards 1997.
Shortlisted for Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1997.