Mowbray Brothers

      Debbie Terranova

Mowbray Brothers

Saturday night, summer of 1920. Mowbray Park is where the local lads go for a laugh, a beer, and a smoke. Eight-year-old Lucky sneaks out of bed to discover his brother and hero has taken a dare that could cost much more than his one shilling bet.This prizewinning boyhood adventure is a short story is set in 1920 in East Brisbane, Australia. Based on true stories told by the author's father, 'Mowbray Brothers' gives a glimpse of a more innocent era of gaslight, tinkling pianos, and home-baked cookies. It tells of nighttime escapades such as fishing for bream in the riverside baths and a swimming race through shark-infested waters.
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