All day at the movies / Fiona Kidman.

By: Kidman, Fiona, Dame, 1940- [author,, editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Aardvark Bureau, 2017Copyright date: ©2016Description: 302 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781910709344; 9781775538905; 1775538907Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Social change -- Fiction | New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: When war widow Irene Sandle goes to work in New Zealand's tobacco fields in 1952, she hopes to start a new, independent life for herself and her daughter. But the tragic repercussions of her decision will resonate long after Irene has gone. Each of Irene's children carries the events of their childhood throughout their lives, played out against a backdrop of great change. New opportunities emerge for women, but social problems continue to hold many back. Headstrong Belinda becomes a successful filmmaker, but struggles to deal with her own family drama as her younger siblings are haunted by the past.
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First published in 2016 by Random House New Zealand.

Includes bibliographical references (page 302).

When war widow Irene Sandle goes to work in New Zealand's tobacco fields in 1952, she hopes to start a new, independent life for herself and her daughter. But the tragic repercussions of her decision will resonate long after Irene has gone. Each of Irene's children carries the events of their childhood throughout their lives, played out against a backdrop of great change. New opportunities emerge for women, but social problems continue to hold many back. Headstrong Belinda becomes a successful filmmaker, but struggles to deal with her own family drama as her younger siblings are haunted by the past.

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