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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
Dewey number
823
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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