Our Father Who Art in the TreeBook - 2002
Debut novel set in Queensland in the tradition of magical realism. When Mr O'Neill dies, and while the family is still mourning, his spirit takes up residence in the tree in the back garden. He calls to his wife and children who, one by one, climb the tree to listen and be consoled. When they finally accept their loss the tree takes up a life on its own. Examines themes of love, loss and family ties. Author worked for many years as an acrobat in 'Circus Oz' before becoming a stand-up comedienne.
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin Books, 2002.
Branch Call Number: FIC PASC
Characteristics: 168 p. ; 20 cm.