Searching for the Secret River by Kate Grenville
The story of how Grenville came to write this wonderful book. It is in itself an amazing story, beginning with Grenville's great-great-great grandfather. Grenville starts to investigate her ancestor, hoping to understand his life. She pursues him from Sydney to London and back, and slowly she begins to realize she must write about him. Searching for the Secret River maps this creative journey into fiction, and illuminates the importance of family in all our lives.