Ocean Road

Author(s): Glyn Parry


In the summer of '76 Toby turns seventeen, his parents split up and his relationship with the adult world changes forever. Ocean Road is a quiet, profoundly moving study of a marriage, its failure, and of the evolution of the relationship between parent and child. It is also a beautifully understated portrait of the post-war generation - the 'baby-boomers' - the social and cultural changes they brought, and their effect on the succeeding generation. With a nod to the spare style and world evoked by writers such as Raymond Carver, Ernest Hemmingway and Richard Brautigan, Glyn Parry has crafted a most original, intensely moving and subtle story of a family at a .


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781863683548
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : September 2007
  • : 230mm X 150mm X 15mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Glyn Parry
  • : Paperback
  • : A823.3
  • : 224