The Road Back weaves a tale of reconnection and starting over from Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel Arcadia out soon.From the mountains to the valleys, from big cities to tiny towns, to the outback and the islands, Di Morrissey knows this country. She's been there. Journalist Chris Baxter is at a crossroads. Returning with his teenage daughter to his mother's house in the beautiful township of Neverend, Chris hopes to pick up the pieces after his life takes an unexpected turn.Sometimes taking the road back is the start of a journey forward.
Di Morrissey is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced. She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. It was her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues that has been the catalyst for her novels which are all inspired by a particular landscape. Di has been a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes. Di lives with her partner, Boris Janjic, in the Manning Valley, NSW.