A Story Of Grief: Penguin Special
When Jill Meagher went missing and was then found murdered in 2012, the city of Melbourne was shaken to the core. Emotional responses ranged from grief to guilt to rage to defensiveness, but no one was left untouched. The media coverage was unrelenting and overwhelming, constantly updating readers and viewers on the latest awful details, and friends and neighbours couldn't help but discuss it. Here acclaimed writer Michaela McGuire eloquently describes how, as the story continued to unfold, it wove itself through the fabric of the city. A Story of Grief is a deeply moving examination of the act of grief and how the death of someone we don't know personally can still consume us. 'Affecting and thought-provoking.' Newcastle Herald
- Paperback | 72 pages
- 113 x 181 x 6mm | 58g
- 30 Sep 2013
- Penguin Books Australia
- Hawthorn, Australia
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About Michaela McGuire
Michaela McGuire is the author of Last Bets- A True Story of Gambling, Morality and the Law, and the Penguin Special A Story of Grief. She contributes to The Monthly, the Saturday Paper and Good Weekend. Michaela is the Director of the Emerging Writers' Festival.