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A born storyteller, Karen Harrland delivers a suspenseful and confronting Tasmanian drama – that once you start reading you won’t be able to put down.  

Karen strikes gold with a tale about a girl named Manna, growing up with troubled parents in an isolated cabin in the Tasmanian wilderness.  The story tells of Manna’s travels to the far corners of Tasmania, searching for purpose and reason.  Manna wants to know why her mother left her as a little girl in the mountains and why her father abandoned her too, at age fourteen, to fend for herself alone in Hobart. 
Karen takes you on Manna’s terrifying journey of discovery and reconciliation with ease and elegance.