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2 7 y separately published work icon Avalanche : A Love Story Julia Leigh , ( trans. Laurence Kiéfé with title Avalanche : une histoire d'amour ) Paris : C. Bourgois , 2017 9187071 2016 single work autobiography

'In this brave and lucid account, Julia Leigh broaches a challenging life event often left undiscussed: how the struggle to have a child can take an agonizing toll. Leigh’s experience at the vanguard of medical science is acutely rendered, physically and emotionally, transmitting what it feels like to so desperately wish for a child while knowing that the odds are stacked against you. From the daily shots she puts herself through at home, to hopes raised and dashed, and finally to the decision to stop treatment, Avalanche bears witness to Leigh’s raw desire, suffering, strength, and, in the end, transformation―a shift to a different kind of love. The reader looks behind the scenes of a clinic and discovers how things really work: reality is a far cry from the slick marketing of the billion-dollar infertility industry. As for so many women, Leigh’s treatment failed, but her ghost child lingers in memory.' (Publication summary)

2 y separately published work icon The Pipe James Moloney , ( trans. Laurence Kiéfé with title L'orage ) Paris : Hachette , 1998 Z833564 1996 single work children's fiction children's thriller 'There's something about the stormwater drain that draws the skateboarder in. "Don't go in there," the local kids warn, but those smooth concrete walls, curving away into the darkness, are the ultimate challenge.'
Source: National Library catalogue
5 5 y separately published work icon The Whispering Wall Patricia Carlon , ( trans. Laurence Kiéfé with title Le Murmure du Mur ) Paris : Librairie des Champs-Élysées , 1997 Z116138 1969 single work novel crime Sarah is a stroke victim who has lost the power of speech and movement. Lying in her bed she overhears through the walls of a plan by her tenants to murder someone. Sarah must warn the other members of the household before it is too late. (Source: Trove)
3 2 y separately published work icon Hide Till Daytime Joan Phipson , ( trans. Laurence Kiéfé with title Une Nuit au Grand Magasin ) Paris : J'Aime Lire , 1984 Z836745 1977 single work children's fiction children's