All Together Now

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Author
Monica McInerney
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 January, 2008

All Together Now

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    Synopsis

    A group of friends on an unconventional diet learn some important life lessons, a fashion-challenged grandmother weaves some magic in a dusty charity shop, a grieving young mother takes a healing journey, and a shy woman from a family of high-achievers learns to follow her dreams.Family relationships, sibling rivalry, love lost and love found – these stories touch on the popular themes of Monica McInerney's hugely successful novels, and are brimming with her trademark colour, warmth and humour.Including her popular novella, Odd One Out, All Together Now is a book to inspire and delight fans of all ages.'McInerney is Australia's answer to Maeve Binchy, a modern-day Jane Austen.' Sun Herald'It's an almost sinful pleasure to delve into anything written by Monica McInerney, whose delightful prose brings her rich characters to sparkling life.' Irish American Post, USA
    ‘McInerney understands what makes a good conventional short story: a revelation, an unexpected twist, a surprise ending. She has made her name as a writer of warm-hearted, family-oriented popular fiction and these stories will please her fans.’ Sydney Morning Herald
    'Fans of Monica McInerney will lap up her latest… The characters are sympathetically drawn and endearing.’ The Age
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    About the author

    Monica McInerney

    One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for ItUpside Down Inside OutSpin the BottleThe Alphabet SistersFamily BaggageThose Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories, Hello from the Gillespies, The Trip of a Lifetime and The Godmothers, and a short story collection, All Together Now. Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out. Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

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