- 2015 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, True Crime (Adult Nonfiction)
On the evening of Father’s Day 2005, Robert Farquharson was driving his three sons home to his ex-wife, when his car plunged into a dam. The boys, aged ten, seven and two, drowned. Was this an act of revenge or a tragic accident? The court case became Helen Garner’s obsession. She followed its protracted course until the final verdict. Garner tells the story of a man and his broken life. A heartbreaking and unputdownable book by one of Australia’s most admired writers.