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When Jill Meagher went missing and was then found murdered in 2012, the city of Melbourne was shaken to the core. Emotional responses ranged from grief to guilt to rage to defensiveness, but no one was left untouched.

When Jill Meagher went missing and was then found murdered in 2012, the city of Melbourne was shaken to the core. Emotional responses ranged from grief to guilt to rage to defensiveness, but no one was left untouched.

The media coverage was unrelenting and overwhelming, constantly updating readers and viewers on the latest awful details, and friends and neighbours couldn't help but discuss it. Here acclaimed writer Michaela McGuire eloquently describes how, as the story continued to unfold, it wove itself through the fabric of the city. A Story of Grief is a deeply moving examination of the act of grief and how the death of someone we don't know personally can still consume us.

'Affecting and thought-provoking.' Newcastle Herald

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  • Paperback

    9780143570592

    September 30, 2013

    Penguin

    72 pages

    RRP $9.99

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  • EBook

    9781743482605

    September 21, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

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Also by Michaela McGuire

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Women of Letters
From the Heart: Women of Letters
Airmail: Women of Letters
Between Us: Women of Letters
Last Bets
Yours Truly: Women of Letters
Sincerely: Women of Letters
Six Women of Letters: Penguin Special
Women of Letters
Apply Within

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