Having been ‘completely screwed over by men’, Libby Cutmore is on a self-imposed and inevitably short-lived ‘man-fast’. Although she loves her job at the (fictional) National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra, memories of New York adventures with her friend Lauren (Manhattan Dreaming, 2010), and Libby’s own sense of exclusion now that her two closest friends (‘tiddas’) are in relationships, make Libby crave her own ‘international adventure’. Then she has a ‘Deadly exciting, cultural, challenging, even sexy’ idea: find a way to work at the Musée du Quai Branly, in Paris.
Amy Baillieu reviews 'Paris Dreaming' by Anita Heiss
by Anita Heiss
$32.95 pb, 313 pp, 9781741668933
Amy Baillieu is Deputy Editor of ABR. She holds a Masters of Publishing and Communications from the University of Melbourne...
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