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  • Published: 28 September 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742534107
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Girl & the Ghost-Grey Mare




From Australia's favourite rural storyteller, Rachael Treasure, comes this highly anticipated collection of short fiction.  It features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.

A dairy farmer's daughter searches for love in a city pub; a grieving widow heals her heart and her community; a cheated wife finds the ultimate revenge.
From Australia's favourite rural storyteller comes this highly anticipated collection of short fiction. It features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.
Laugh and smile your way through this book, which includes the favourites 'The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare' and 'The Evolution of Sadie Smith', as well as some new stories never before published in book form. So sit back and enjoy the special 'Treasure' take on the world.
'Treasure writes with true grit, wit and warmth.'  Australian Women's Weekly

'At her best, and within the framework of the modern romance tale, Treasure is a storyteller in the tradition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: down-to-earth, bawdy, satirical, and entertaining.' Australian Book Review

  • Published: 28 September 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742534107
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the author

Rachael Treasure

Rachael Treasure lives in Southern Tasmania with her two teenage children and husband Daniel. Together they are establishing the educational Ripple Farm Landscape Healing Hub to share regenerative agricultural principles and Natural Sequence Farming techniques. Rachael’s first novel, Jillaroo, blazed a trail in the Australian publishing industry for other rural women writers and is now considered an iconic work of contemporary fiction.
Rachael began her working life as a jillaroo before studying at Orange Agricultural College (now University of Sydney), and received a BA of Communications at Charles Sturt University. She has worked as a journalist on many publications in Australia’s rural print sector and for ABC rural radio.

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