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Behind the Sun
 

Behind the Sun (Paperback)

By Challinor, Deborah

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Irreverent and streetwise prostitute Friday Woolfe is in London's notorious Newgate gaol, awaiting transportation. There, she meets three other girls: intelligent and opportunistic thief, Sarah Morgan, naive young Rachel Winter, and reliable and capable seamstress, Harriet Clarke.... On the voyage to New South Wales their friendship becomes an unbreakable bond -- but there are others on board who will change their lives forever. Friday makes an implacable enemy of Bella Jackson, a vicious woman whose power seems undiminished by her arrest and transportation, while Harriet is taken under the wing of an idealistic doctor, James Downey. Rachel catches the eye of a sinister passenger with more than honour on his mind. When they finally arrive on the other side of the world, they are confined to the grim and overcrowded Parramatta Female Factory. But worse is to come as the threat of separation looms. In the land behind the sun, the only thing they have is each other ...
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ISBN 9780732292980
Published AU 25 Nov 2013
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (3 other possible title(s) available)
Series The Convict Girls (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780732292980
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Published 25 Nov 2013
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Challinor, Deborah
Series The Convict Girls (part: 1)
Category Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Australian
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 198mm
Height: 129mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 823.3
Weight 338g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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