The Last Party and other Stories

The Last Party and other Stories

by Margaret Sutherland
     
 
Deceptively gentle, Margaret Sutherland's stories hide an undercurrent of sensuality, grit and purpose. Here are seven stories with a medical or nursing unifying theme, which take on the challenging life stages - from infancy to ageing and death. The bedside manner of a charge nurse, abrasive humour from patients ravaged with pain, and hard-edged pragmatic action take

Overview

Deceptively gentle, Margaret Sutherland's stories hide an undercurrent of sensuality, grit and purpose. Here are seven stories with a medical or nursing unifying theme, which take on the challenging life stages - from infancy to ageing and death. The bedside manner of a charge nurse, abrasive humour from patients ravaged with pain, and hard-edged pragmatic action take the reader behind the bed curtains in hospitals and homes where all stories are personal and heart-catching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466248410
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/21/2011
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Sutherland is a New Zealand writer who has lived in Australia since 1986. She has published seven novels and several collections of short stories. Her credits include the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award, the New Zealand Scholarhsip in Letters, and two Australia Council Fellowships. She runs a music teaching practice with husband Bill Chaplin in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales.

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