Author(s): Tracy Farr
This is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie. Lena is Music's Most Modern Musician; the first theremin player of the twentieth century. From the obscurity of a Perth boarding school to a glittering career on the world stage, Lena Gaunt's life will be made and torn apart by those she gives her heart to.
Australian-born author Tracy Farr has lived in Wellington, New Zealand since 1996.
Tracy Farr's short fiction has been published in New Zealand and Australia in anthologies (Best New Zealand Fiction Volumes 1 and 3), literary journals (Sport, Westerly, and indigo) and popular magazines (New Zealand Listener). Her stories have been broadcast on Radio New Zealand, and been commended and shortlisted for awards in Australia and New Zealand, including the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Runner Up Award in 2001. She was Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Katharine Susannah Prichard Writer's Centre in Australia during 2008.