Fact-based historical novel
1925: Pietro, an Italian migrant, has just arrived in Melbourne.
Escaping the crushing rural poverty of southern Italy, Pietro finds further challenges in his adopted country and experiences great personal hardship.
His youngest daughter Trina observes his brave struggle, and wages a lifelong battle against her own fears.
Based on a true story, this gripping novel follows the struggles of Pietro and his family, particularly his daughter Trina. This is a moving tribute to the human spirit.