The Anzac Girl
By Christine Langtree
Published: April 17, 2011.
Madeline 'Maddo' Cooper is a tough nut to crack.
When her son Jed is born in traumatic circumstances on Anzac Day, an obsession with this Australian and New Zealand military celebration takes hold of her, an obsession which will destroy her life, push her down the slippery slope of alcoholism and alienate her from both her mother and her son.
Can she adapt to life on life's terms and survive?