Judith Wallis grew up in a small country town in Taranaki, New Zealand. She now lives on the Gold Coast, Australia.
Emotionally engaging and insightful, her memoir written in ‘autobiographical form but not in fact’ chronicles a young girl’s coming of age.

Her father is dying, her mother withdrawn. Ten year old Ana clings to her belief in a God who promises to care for even the smallest of sparrows.Pushed from her home at the age of fourteen, she is determined to be strong but life keeps presenting more and much greater obstacles.


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