How to Grow a Family Tree

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Family, Friendship and Home: Read an Extract from How to Grow a Family Tree by Eliza Henry Jones

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1 April 2020

Family, Friendship and Home: Read an Extract from How to Grow a Family Tree by Eliza Henry Jones

A Deeply Moving Story About Belonging and Identity: Review of How to Grow a Family Tree by Eliza Henry Jones

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31 March 2020

A Deeply Moving Story About Belonging and Identity: Review of How to Grow a Family Tree by Eliza Henry Jones

Synopsis

From the author of P is for Pearl comes a heart-warming book about family, friendship and what home can mean.Stella may only be seventeen, but having read every self-help book she can find means she knows a thing or two about helping people. She sure wasn't expecting to be the one in need of help, though.Thanks to her father's gambling addiction, Stella and her family now find themselves living at Fairyland Caravan Park. And hiding this truth from her friends is hard enough without dealing with another secret. Stella's birth mother has sent her a letter.As Stella deals with the chaos of her family, she must also confront the secrets and past of her 'other' family. But Stella is stronger than she realises.From the author of P is for Pearl comes a heart-warming book about family, friendship and what home can mean.E
Eliza Henry Jones
About the author

Eliza Henry Jones

Eliza was born in Melbourne in 1990. She was a young Writer-in-Residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre in 2012 and was a recipient of a Varuna residential fellowship for 2015. She has qualifications in English, psychology and grief, loss and trauma counselling. She is currently completing honours in creative writing - exploring bushfire trauma - and works in community services. She lives in the Dandenong Ranges with her husband and too many animals. In The Quiet was her debut novel.

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