Reclamation

An affecting memoir of loss and change
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July 2022, no. 444
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Hard Joy: Life and writing by Susan Varga

Upswell Publishing, $29.99 pb, 371 pp

Reclamation

An affecting memoir of loss and change
by
July 2022, no. 444

When Susan Varga made the momentous, long-delayed decision to commit herself to writing, her first task was to write her mother’s story – that of a Holocaust survivor who migrated from Hungary to Australia with her second husband and two daughters in 1948, when Susan was five. That story, which is also one of a complex and difficult relationship between mother and daughter, became the award-winning Heddy and Me (1994). 

Susan Sheridan reviews 'Hard Joy: Life and writing' by Susan Varga

Hard Joy: Life and writing

by Susan Varga

Upswell Publishing, $29.99 pb, 371 pp

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