An only child and gifted musician growing up in a big city hotel managed by his hard-working parents, who relocate at short notice out onto the edge of the vast Central Desert where nothing is as he expects.
On the cusp of puberty he meets the girl of his dreams and her vigilante, protective brother and family, but in the midst of conflict with corrupt police over the hotel license he loses his father.
The shock of transition throws him off-balance. What is to become of him?
A coming-of-age story in true form, but also a story of grief and loss, deep caring, healing and recovery.
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