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Midnight Water: A Memoir
 
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Gaylene Perry
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Midnight Water: A Memoir

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On 2 January 1993, a devastating event changed Gaylene Perry and her family forever. On that day her father and one of her brothers drowned.

Her father's body was found first, but it would be a further three days before her brother's body was recovered.

In the hours following the news of the accident, the family came together to grieve and and draw strength from each other.
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Paperback, 180 pages
Published 2004 by Picador
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‘They both died.’

On 2 January 1993, Gaylene Perry’s father William and brother Brad both died by drowning. William was forty-five, Brad was twenty-five. Gaylene and her partner Jude travel from their home in Melbourne to Ironbark, where the drowning occurred.

‘Death by water. This is not fair. Water is her element, water is her family’s element; she sees water whenever she thinks of her family’s past .’

This memoir, told by Gaylene in the third person, is an account of the hours immediately after
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