The Resource A distant journey, Di Morrissey

A distant journey, Di Morrissey

Label
A distant journey
Title
A distant journey
Statement of responsibility
Di Morrissey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry Australian grazier Murray Parnell, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy is flung into a challenging world at Kingsley Downs station. While facing natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry, Cindy battles to find her place in her new family and continues to feel like an outsider. As she adjusts to her new life, Cindy realises that the Parnells are haunted by a mystery that has never been solved. When she finally uncovers the shocking truth, her discovery leads to tragedy and Cindy finds herself fighting to save the land that she has grown to love as her own
Summary
In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry an Australian grazier, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy's new life at Kingsley Downs station is not what she'd imagined as she is flung into a strange and challenging world. Natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry shape her destiny and though she tries hard to fit in, she finds she is always the outsider. Adjusting to her new life, Cindy discovers that her new family comes with secrets and a mystery that haunts them all. When Cindy uncovers the shocking truth, the consequences lead to tragedy and Cindy must fight to save her family.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10548929
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrissey, Di
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Sheep ranches
  • Country life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ranches
  • Sheep ranches
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Riverina (N.S.W.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A distant journey, Di Morrissey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058566382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781743535684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956625270
Label
A distant journey, Di Morrissey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058566382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781743535684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956625270

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