New PDF release: Daughter of Australia

By Harmony Verna

ISBN-10: 1617739413

ISBN-13: 9781617739415

In a beautiful debut novel that conjures up the epic scope of Colleen McCullough's vintage The Thorn Birds, concord Verna creates a poignant, fantastically informed tale of affection and braveness, set in Australia and the United States within the early many years of the 20 th century.

The wasteland of Western Australia is huge and unforgiving. it is a miracle that the little woman wearing rags and deserted within the sand continues to be respiring whilst an outdated miner discovers her. much more in order that he's in a position to retain her alive lengthy sufficient to deliver her to town from which she'll take her identify: Leonora. despatched to an orphanage, mute with grief and worry, Leonora slowly bonds with one other orphan, James, who fights to guard her till either are despatched away--Leonora to a filthy rich American relations, James to kin who've emigrated from eire to assert him.

Years later, Leonora is given an opportunity to come back to her loved Australia. There, in Wanjarri Downs, she's going to back come head to head with James, who is grown from a reticent boy right into a robust, innovative guy. in simple terms James is aware the reality approximately Leonora--that her roots and her middle are right here, one of the gum bushes and purple earth. and they're going to struggle to discover a fashion again to one another, while battle, turmoil, and jealousy try out their braveness many times.

Sweeping in scale but jam-packed with intricately drawn characters and vibrant information that conjure the attention-grabbing atmosphere, Daughter of Australia is storytelling at its such a lot

Advance compliment for concord Verna’s DAUGHTER OF AUSTRALIA

“Verna’s stylish and concise writing inspires a transparent feel of the expanse and cruelty of the bush kingdom and the toll it extracted from its humans whereas reading issues of abandonment and human connection, the ebb and circulate of life's fortunes, and finally, how our offerings create our own feel of id. A beautiful, heart-wrenching tale set on the flip of the 20th century, Daughter of Australia is a compelling read!”--Ellen Marie Wiseman, writer of What She Left Behind and Coal River

“A attractive tale of affection and the hunt for identity. A captivating debut novel.”--Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling writer of The fringe of Lost
“A spectacular debut. Her tale pulses with a solid of interesting characters.”--Duncan Alderson, writer of Magnolia City
“What distinguishes this robust tale of a love cast in a lonely and hard formative years is the willing and brilliant depiction of a harshly attractive land and the folk who pick out or who're pressured to inhabit it. it is a novel readers will not quickly forget.”--Holly Chamberlin, writer of Summer With My Sisters

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