After nearly losing his mind in the abandon of 1960s America, young Danny finds his way again with the help of an enigmatic sensei. At a New Jersey karate dojo, he and other mislaid souls make their way back into the world, and Danny bumps into a woman called Lois. Meanwhile, in present-day Australia, Danny’s long-lost grandchild has decided to become Patti Smithâ€¦
From the marvellous mind of Lally Katz comes a modern romance about wanderlust, love and karate. Inspired by the true events that brought her parents together, Back at the Dojo is a ravishing, nourishing story about the myths families live by.