The Resource Daughter of Australia, Harmony Verna., (ebook)

Daughter of Australia, Harmony Verna., (ebook)

Label
Daughter of Australia
Title
Daughter of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Harmony Verna.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a stunning debut novel that evokes the epic scope of Colleen McCullough's classic The Thorn Birds, Harmony Verna creates a poignant, beautifully told story of love and courage, set in Australia and America in the early decades of the twentieth century. The desert of Western Australia is vast and unforgiving. It's a miracle that the little girl dressed in rags and abandoned in the sand is still breathing when an old miner discovers her. Even more so that he is able to keep her alive long enough to bring her to the town from which she'll take her name: Leonora. Sent to an orphanage, mute with grief and fear, Leonora slowly bonds with another orphan, James, who fights to protect her until both are sent away--Leonora to a wealthy American family, James to relatives who have emigrated from Ireland to claim him. Years later, Leonora is given a chance to return to her beloved Australia. There, in Wanjarri Downs, she will again come face to face with James, who's grown from a reticent boy into a strong, resourceful man. Only James knows the truth about Leonora--that her roots and her heart are here, among the gum trees and red earth. And they will fight to find a way back to each other, even as war, turmoil, and jealousy test their courage again and again. Sweeping in scale yet filled with intricately drawn characters and vivid details that conjure the fascinating setting, Daughter of Australia is storytelling at its most
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Verna, Harmony
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Orphans
  • Electronic books
  • Australia
  • Deserts
  • Abandoned children
  • Orphanages
  • Homesickness
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Daughter of Australia, Harmony Verna., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617739422
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12422744
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12422744
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Daughter of Australia, Harmony Verna., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781617739422
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12422744
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12422744
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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