Di Morrissey "The Winter Sea" - A Burnside Library Event

Di Morrissey is one of Australia’s the most successful writers, with sales of over several million copies, she is consistently in the top of the bestseller lists. In 2011 she celebrated the milestone achievement of 20 years in publishing. Di Morrissey's books have touched the hearts and emotions of readers around the world. She writes about personal relationships, the environment, Aboriginal reconciliation, identity and Australia's relationship with its South East Asian and Pacific neighbours.

Her latest book "The Winter Sea" is the story of Cassie - who, escaping an unhappy marriage and an unsatisfactory job, moves to the little NSW coastal town of Whitby Point. Here she meets the Aquino family, whose fishing business was founded by their ancestor, Giuseppe, an immigrant Italian, some ninety years earlier. There she falls in love with Giuseppe’s great-grandson Michael. But when the family patriarch dies a devastating family secret is revealed which threatens to destroy her dreams.

Sounds interesting? Well why not hear from the author herself? Di Morrissey will be interviewed by ABC Radio's Sonya Feldhoff to discuss her book. Due to the interest in this event, it will be held at the Burnside Uniting Church (oppose the Burnside Library - you can use the Burnside Library car parking if you wish). The cost if $6 which includes light refreshments and wine.

So please join your fellow members as we listen to this interesting author and hear more about her new book.

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  • Robyne

    Di is an entertaining storyteller , enjoyed launch very much . Tha

    1 · November 13

    • Robyne

      Thank you Tricia for hosting event & Rae, Bill , Tristrom for yr company ☺

      2 · November 13

  • Karen Holliday

    Late notice -cancellation -having a horrible time with Telstra because my phone died. Been trying to sort it all afternoon! Enjoy.

    November 12

  • Geraldine

    Sorry for late notice but unable to make it.

    November 12

  • Briony

    Unable to attend now as I'll be working.

    November 12

  • Tricia

    Hi everyone, I will be at the church along with Sharon and some lovely library volunteers to meet you.
    There will be some wine and nibbles in the foyer of the church before the event starts, it is only light so if you get a chance I suggest you eat first. The library has no eftpos facilities on the night so please bring $6 in change if you haven't paid before hand. Books will be available to purchase and you can get Di to sign your copy, Dymocks will have credit card facilities available if you need.
    It will be a fabulous night with some live Italian music to set the scene before the interview starts.
    Thanks so much Mark for promoting this wonderful event, see you all tonight.

    November 12

  • Mark

    Hi everyone - unfortunately I cannot now attend this event. Remember this event is held at the church opposite the library. There will be someone to greet you (as usual) and 'meetup' stickers will be available for people to wear. I really hope you enjoy the night, and look forward to reading the comments after the event.

    November 12

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry would have loved to do this but have too much work on. She is inspiring and interesting and a credit to all females. Enjoy!

    November 7

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to this event. Will be bringing my Mum along, who is visiting Adelaide as well.

    1 · October 31

  • Wendy Egan

    What a wonderful event Tricia/Sharon!

    September 25

    • Tricia

      Thanks Wendy and thank you Mark for promoting the night. We were very lucky that the publisher approached us to hold the event.

      1 · September 25

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good on you Mark! Di Morrissey is one of my most favorite Authors and in fact I have just lent out two books I had in my library to a girlfriend to read. I have read all of her works other then the last one which I have and yes, she has signed it for me as I just haven't made the time to read it yet. Cheers Chrissy

    September 25

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