The launch is at Readings Bookstore, 701 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, Sunday 31st August at 3pm.
The Royal Children’s Hospital will also hold a celebration of the release of The Upside of Down on Tuesday 9th September at 11am on Main Street (within the RCH).
Susan Biggar fell in love with a New Zealander. Maybe as an American, she saw Darryl as a ticket to an exhilarating, global life. When her first son arrived, he came with fierce blue eyes, a curly toe and cystic fibrosis. The doctors said he would be lucky to reach the age of thirty.
A job offer in Paris snatched the family from New Zealand, depositing them in the city of lights, romance—and a whole new medical world. When Susan’s second baby was also born with cystic fibrosis , the insignificant worries of her old life slipped away, shifting her from ‘normal mum’ to ‘gotta-figure-out-how-to-keep-the-kids-alive-mum’.
This—and all that followed—was not what she expected.
Set across the globe—in California, New Zealand, France and Australia—The Upside of Down is a story of belief, of learning that sometimes joy is a decision.
Trade PB 234X153mm
Release date: 1 September 2014
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