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To Love a Sunburnt Country

To Love a Sunburnt Country (EPUB ebook)

By French, Jackie

In war-torn Malaya, Nancy dreams of Australia - and a young man called Michael. The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy left school at fourteen to spend a year droving, just like her grandfather Clancy of the Overflow. Now sixteen, Nancy's family has sent her to Ma...laya to bring home her sister-in-law Moira and baby nephew Gavin. Yet despite the threat of Japanese invasion, Moira resists, wanting to stay near her husband Ben.But not even Nancy of the Overflow can stop the fall of Singapore and the capture of so many Australian troops. When their ship is bombed, Nancy, Moira and Gavin are reported missing.Back home at Gibbers Creek, Michael refuses to believe the girl he loves has died. As Darwin, Broome and even Sydney are bombed, Australians must fight to save their country. But as Michael and the families of Gibbers Creek discover, there are many ways to love your country, and many ways to fight for it.From one of Australia's most-admired storytellers comes a gripping and unforgettable novel based on true events and little-known people. This is a story about ultimate survival and the deepest kinds of love. PRAISE'A book about a love of country that is heartwarming and heartbreaking, and hard to put down.'-- Adelaide Advertiser, 4 stars
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ISBN 9781743099841
Published 24 Nov 2014
Publisher HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series The Matilda Saga (part: 04)

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ISBN-13 9781743099841
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins
Published 24 Nov 2014
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By French, Jackie
Series The Matilda Saga (part: 04)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
Warfare, Defence & Peace Studies
Modern Fiction
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 496
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code A823.3
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress World War 1939-1945, Evacuation of civilians 1939-1945 World War, World War, 1939-1945 - Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945 - Juvenile fiction - Evacuation of civilians, World War, 1939-1945 - Juvenile fiction - Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile