The story of a mixed group of characters, who are all watched over by an elderly godmother figure. The book is set in Sydney in 1986 as the threat of AIDS came to light. The author has also written "An Ordinary Lunacy", "The Only Daughter", "Tirra Lirra" and "Sydney Stories".
Used availability for Jessica Anderson's Taking Shelter
March 1990 : USA Hardback
March 1991 : UK Paperback