Secondhand. Good condition. A little edgewear. Ink mark on inside cover.
In 1961 Jennifer, a 19 year old college graduate, is determined to succeed as a new teacher in Karriton, a rural town in Western Australia, but her plans begin to unravel from the moment she steps off the bus.
Although welcomed into a farming family and striving for acceptance in the community, she soon learns that malicious gossip and small town prejudice can destroy those who fail to conform to society's rules.
Finding herself pregnant to her first love, a young geologist who has been transferred to a remote site, Jennifer is desperate to find the father and keep her child. Eventually, she must make an almost impossible choice.