A heartfelt, bold and honest novel from the author of Boy on a Wire (longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award) about one man's life and the loves that defined it across Australia, South Africa and Israel.
Jon Doust is the author of three novels- Boy on a Wire, To the Highlands and now Return Ticket. Jon was born into a farming and retailing family, and after a short career farming and retailing, he left for a life on the hippy trail in South Africa and then to live on a kibbutz in Israel. In a desperate state, with his first marriage and his life falling apart, he sought solace in study at Curtin University (then the WA Institute of Technology) where he gained a BA in English. He has worked as a journalist, professional speaker, comedian and facilitator. These days he lives in a place he has loved all his life - Kincannup, Kinjarling, better known as Albany, Western Australia.