And bigger than all of that, I knew that sometimes you had to do the impossible like eat oysters or go shopping even when you could hardly breathe because that is what people did when they truly loved one another and it had nothing to do with freckles or anklebones or lipstick." Dave is dying. Chrissie, Mum, Nan and Badger are going to be left behind. Because sometimes life is like that. "painted love letters" ... a story of the heart.
Used availability for Catherine Bateson's Painted Love Letters
March 2002 : Australia Paperback
November 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition