Author(s): Ashley Dawson-Damer
Embracing the excitement and turbulence of sixties Sydney, Ashley is set to make her mark amid uni classes filled with ambitious young males. She imagines her future with a successful career, husband, and a house full of children. But life is never quite that easy. In this compelling memoir, Ashley shares the incomparable heartache of multiple miscarriages, the challenges of single-motherhood, her surprise entry into modeling and the joy of a second chance at love. And when her world is unexpectedly torn apart, Ashley pushes through her grief to find solace in the arts. Laced with humour and moments of thoughtful reflection, A Particular Woman takes you from the back roads of Peron's Argentina and the mystique of the Far East, to the old country home and garden Ashley painstakingly restores. From the glamour of modeling to the politics of the boardroom, Ashley touches the heart of what it truly means to be a particular woman of our times.