Salvation Jane tells the story of a teenage boy's struggle into manhood after he is suddenly uplifted from his beloved haunts in England when his parents decide to seek a better life in Australia. Peter Mitchell's homesickness is eased somewhat when he finds there are plenty of girls around his own age at the migrant hostel he arrives at in South Australia. A powerful, humorous and sad story of a boy with an undiagnosed attention deficit ailment set in the 1950s, the final decade of innocence. A work of fiction based on actual events. Contains sexual themes and strong language.