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Author Hawthorne, Susan, 1951-

Title The falling woman / Susan Hawthorne.

Publication Info. North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex, [2003]
©2003

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (270 pages) : portrait
Note "Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council."
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Summary One woman's journey into the heart's landscape is mirrored by a haunting desert odyssey in this novel told in three voices—Stella, Estella, and Estelle. The narration follows Stella from birth to age 29 as she confronts epilepsy, death, and lesbianism; Estella as she confronts the Australian desert and the metaphoric edge of her consciousness with her lover Olga; and Estelle, the timeless, mythical voice of women in different cultures and times sharing their stories that range from the mundane to the frightening. The final chapter draws all three voices together through an analogy of comets, snakes, and stars, in which Stella becomes Estella and Estelle and they move into a literal cosmic realm as one.
Subject Lesbians -- Fiction.
FICTION -- General.
Lesbians. (OCoLC)fst00996540
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Australia Council. Literature Board.
Other Form: Print version: Hawthorne, Susan, 1951- Falling woman. 2nd ed. North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex, ©2003 1876756365 9781876756369 (OCoLC)59224561
ISBN 9781742190600 (electronic bk.)
174219060X (electronic bk.)
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