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The Resource Eucalyptus, Murray Bail

Eucalyptus, Murray Bail

Label
Eucalyptus
Title
Eucalyptus
Statement of responsibility
Murray Bail
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On a country property a man named Holland lives with his daughter Ellen. Over the years, as she grows into a beautiful young woman, he plants hundreds of different gum trees on his land. When Ellen is nineteen her father announces his decision: she will marry the man who can name all his species of eucalypt, down to the last tree. "--Provided by publisher
Summary
A farmer announces that his daughter may only wed the man who can correctly name the species of each and every eucalyptus tree on his property, a decision that is complicated when Ellen chances upon a mysterious young man
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, 1999.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1999.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific: Best Book, 1999.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013807
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bail, Murray
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • New South Wales
Target audience
adult
Label
Eucalyptus, Murray Bail
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1998 by the Text Publishing Company, Australia
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059633392
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781921351693
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)184986657
Label
Eucalyptus, Murray Bail
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1998 by the Text Publishing Company, Australia
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059633392
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781921351693
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)184986657

Library Locations

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      1203 Anzac Parade, Matraville, NSW, 2036, AU
      -33.962293 151.245961
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