Monday, April 6, 2009

Meet the Author - Maree Eggleston

An ordinary girl,
an extraordinary profession,
and a family of secrets.

Small Secrets is a fictional coming of age story about country girl Leah Bingham, who begins nursing in a Melbourne hospital in the early 1970s.

Leah finds the training easier to handle than her family whose secrets continue to draw her back home as she gradually matures from timid country girl to confident young woman and nurse.

A funny, surprising, occasionally confronting glimpse into nursing...

Maree Eggleston was born and educated in country Victoria. She completed general nurse training at Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne, in 1973.

When time permitted, and to avert a mid-life crisis, Maree returned to her first love, writing. She has completed a Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing and has had eight of her short stories published.

Small Secrets is Maree's first novel.

This session is free, however bookings are essential.

When: Wednesday 29 April at 7.30pm
Where: Balwyn Library, 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn
Phone: 9278 4666 or book online

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