Adelaide Festival // 2 - 18 March 2012

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Unhappy Families : Fiona McGregor and Favel Parrett

Adelaide Writers' Week - Wednesday, March 7 2012


East Stage, 2.30pm

In Fiona McGregor’s Indelible Ink and Favel Parrett’s Past the Shallows, families negotiate crisis. In McGregor’s Sydney, a middle aged woman loses her marriage and her health while finding solace in a tattoo parlour. In Parrett’s Tasmania, a trio of brothers endure the tyranny of their widowed father’s violent neglect. Join these two talented novelists as they discuss the violence that lurks in Australia’s pristine places.




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Pioneer Women`s Memorial Garden


Wed 7 Mar 2.30pm - 3.30pm


60 mins




Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access


Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden
King William Road

Bus stop Z2 travelling from North into Adelaide CBD or stop A2 travelling into the Adelaide CBD from the South.

A short walk from the Adelaide Railway Station.

Tram from Glenelg or Adelaide Entertainment Centre, stop on North Terrace.

Parking: Festival Drive, enter off King William Road

The car park is equipped with a lift and ramps which are accessible from all car park spaces. To pre-book your disability space please call BASS on 131 246. Bookings must be made no later than 12 noon the day before the park is required or by Friday 12 noon for a weekend car park.

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Supported by Hachette, Australia.

Special Thanks:
Canada Council for the Arts
Copyright Agency Limited, Embassy of Italy
Embassy of Spain, Goethe-Institut,
Independent Arts Foundation, Instituto Cervantes Sydney, New Zealand Book Council, University of South Australia and USA Consulate

This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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