In store at Avid Reader Bookshop / Zoom online
Brisbane Launch of Believe In Me by Lucy Neave
As a teenager in the 1970s, Sarah is forced to leave her home in upstate New York to accompany a missionary to Idaho. When she falls pregnant, she is dispatched to relatives in Sydney, who place her in a home for unmarried mothers. Years later her daughter, Bet, pieces together her mother’s life story, hoping to understand her better. As she learns more about Sarah’s past, Bet struggles to come to terms with her own history and identity, yet is determined to make peace with Sarah’s choices before it’s too late.
An unforgettable and profound novel about three generations of one family and the healing power of understanding where you’ve come from.
Lucy Neave’s moving and deeply personal second novel, Believe in Me, explores the relationships between mothers and their children across three generations of one family. The book questions what we can ever truly know of our parents’ early lives, even as their experiences weave ineffably into our identities and destinies.
This event commences instore and online at 6.30pm (AEST) on Tuesday 23 November at Avid Reader Bookshop.
NOTE: In registering for this event you need to include your email address.
Instore guests - 6.00 for a 6.30pm start. Limited to eighty seats. With booking an instore ticket your name will be on the door at Avid Reader. Bar opens at 5.30pm with drinks available for purchase prior to and after the event.
Online guests - Avid Reader will email the Zoom event link to you after 4.00pm AEST on the day of the event.