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
The main entrance is located on King William Road between the Torrens Parade Ground and the rear of Government House in Adelaide's central business district.

Public Transport
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 at Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace.

Driving to your event?
Adelaide Festival Centre's car park is closed.
Visit UPark to to find the closest car park to your venue. We recommend UPark Gawler Place or UPark Topham Mall.

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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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