Tanya Heaslip was born on a cattle station in outback Australia at
the height of the Cold War. She grew up to study and then practice
Law. In 1989 she travelled to Europe for the first time and in 1994
she moved to the Czech Republic where she taught English for two
and a half years. Since then Tanya has returned to the Czech
Republic many times.
Tanya now lives in the Northern Territory with her husband.
'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.
-- Fleur McDonald
A story of love for country, for home. -- Toni Tapp Coutts, author of A Sunburnt Childhood
Vivid and detailed . . . questions what it is to belong. -- Kathryn Heyman, author of Storm and Grace
A brave, open-hearted and emotionally intense journey. -- Liz Harfull, author of Women of the Land