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The Resource Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay

Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay

Label
Fishing for stars
Title
Fishing for stars
Statement of responsibility
Bryce Courtenay
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nicholas Duncan is a semi-retired shipping magnate who resides in idyllic Beautiful Bay in Indonesia, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beautiful Eurasian wife, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to WWII, the scene of their first meeting and early love. His other wartime lover is the striking Marg Hamilton, a powerful and influential political player in Australia who has remained close to Nick. Marg suspects Nick is suffering the onset of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and organises for a specialist to meet with him in Sydney. But when they meet, Tony Freedman stirs long-buried emotions in Nick and the two men dont hit it off. Nick leaves in an explosion of anger and finds himself in hospital after being hit by a car. Tony visits and encourages Nick to write as a form of therapy to write about Anna. So he sets about writing about the woman who has inspired him since his late teens, and in doing so draws us into the compelling tale of the life he has lived post war-hero days building a shipping empire, navigating international corruption, supporting his wife's third-world education crusade and loving the women who inspire him."--Provided by publisher
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352839
Cataloging source
ANL
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1933-2012
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Courtenay, Bryce
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Businessmen
  • Wives
  • Interracial marriage
Label
Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The Persimmon tree
Control code
000043071802
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
601 p.
Isbn
9780670072743
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Label
Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The Persimmon tree
Control code
000043071802
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
601 p.
Isbn
9780670072743
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :

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