The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean by Mira Robertson | Black Inc.

The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean

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About the author

Mira Robertson

Mira Robertson is an award-winning screenwriter who has also published short fiction. Her feature film credits include the multi award winning films Only the Brave and Head On, co-written with director Ana Kokkinos. The Unexpected …

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Praise for The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean

‘A rich evocation of an era and a beautiful insight into the process of emerging from childhood into womanhood. Such a great read!’ —Margaret Pomeranz

‘A resonant and engaging story – illuminating and subtly compelling.’ —Rosalie Ham

‘This uplifting story of transformation should resonate with readers who like coming-of-age stories.’ —Books+Publishing

‘Funny and poignant and wise, it’s a tale of self-discovery and emotional intricacy, full of brilliantly written, complex women.’ —The Sydney Morning Herald