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Set in the untamed landscape of mid-nineteenth century Australia, The Dreaming is a rich and potent tale of hidden passion and broken taboo.
Australia, 1871?Following her mother?s sudden death, Joanna Drury sets sail from India and arrives in Melbourne to claim the property left to her by her mother?and to trace the mysteries of her family?s past.
From her first steps on shore, Joanna becomes entangled with a lost boy who leads her to the fascinating Hugh Westbrook. She agrees to look after the child in exchange for Hugh?s help in finding her inheritance. But she falls deeply in love with Hugh and with life at his sheep station, Merinda.
When strange nightmares begin to plague her?the same that tormented her mother?Joanna starts to notice the Aborigines? strange reaction to her. Delving into Australia?s past, she discovers the tragic events that have marked her family?s destiny and her own life, events that happened long ago in the time the Aborigines call ?the Dreaming.?
Full of intriguing historical detail, Wood?s compelling story brings the clash of immigrant and Aboriginal cultures to stunning life, capturing the danger, mystery, and romance of an emerging country.
Sinossi: In 1830 a scientist and his wife make their home with an Aboriginal clan. Four years later their daughter is brought into a mission clutching a satchel of notes. In 1871 Joanna docks in Melbourne convinced that her mother's dreams and sudden death are a result of her experiences as a girl.
Titolo: The Dreaming: A Novel of Australia
Casa editrice: Random House Value Publishing
Data di pubblicazione: 1993
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Random House Value Publishing. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Codice libro della libreria G0517106043I3N00
Descrizione libro Random House Value Publishing, 1993. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP90473114
Descrizione libro Random House Value Publishing, 1993. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP75806252
Descrizione libro Random House Value Publishing. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0517106043 Clean, unmarked copy. Hardcover, with dust jacket- In excellent shape! I can send expedited rate if you chose; otherwise it will promptly be sent via media rate. Have any questions? Email me; I'm happy to help! Select Expedited Shipping (just $2 more) to get your book as fast as possible!. Codice libro della libreria SKU1029695