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Elianne

Elianne (Paperback)

By Nunn, Judy

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Judy Nunn has sold over one million books worldwide. Elianne, her no.1 bestseller, is a sweeping story of wealth, power, privilege and betrayal, set on a grand sugar cane plantation in Queensland. In the tough world of Queensland sugar mills, it's not only cane that is crushed ......In 1881 'Big Jim' Durham ruthlessly creates for Elianne Desmarais, his young French wife, the finest of the great sugar mills of the Southern Queensland cane fields, and names it in her honour. The massive estate becomes a self-sufficient fortress and home to hundreds of workers, but 'Elianne' and the Durham Family, have dark and distant secrets; secrets that surface in the wildest of times, the 1960s. For Kate Durham and her brothers Neil and Alan, freedom is the catchword of the decade. Rock 'n' roll, the Pill, the Vietnam War, the rise of Feminism, Asian immigration and the Freedom Ride join forces to rattle the chains of traditional values. The workers leave the great sugar estates as mechanisation lessens the need for labour - and the Durham family, its secrets exposed, begins its fall from grace...Judy Nunn's latest novel is a story of honour - family honour among hard men in a hard environment. But when honour is lost so too is love, and without love, what becomes of the family?
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ISBN 9781742758398
Published AU 3 Nov 2014
Publisher Random House
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781742758398
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Arrow (Australia)
Published 3 Nov 2014
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Nunn, Judy
Category Historical Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 194mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 340g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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