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The Resource The orchardist's daughter, Karen Viggers

The orchardist's daughter, Karen Viggers

Label
The orchardist's daughter
Title
The orchardist's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Karen Viggers
Title variation
orchardists daughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and homeschooled on an apple orchard in southeastern Tasmania, until an unexpected event shatters her family. Eighteen months later, she and her older brother Kurt are running a small business in a timber town. Miki longs to make connections and spend more time in her beloved forest, but she is kept a virtual prisoner by Kurt, who leads a secret life of his own. When Miki meets Leon, another outsider, things slowly begin to change. But the power to stand up for yourself must come from within. And Miki has to fight to uncover the truth of her past and discover her strength and spirit
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated & homeschooled on an apple orchard in southeastern Tasmania, until an unexpected event shatters her family.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2019.
Biographical or historical data
Born in Melbourne and raised in the Dandenong Ranges riding horses and writing stories, Karen went on to study veterinary science at Melbourne University before working in practice for several years. She completed a PhD in wildlife health, and since then she has worked on a wide range of Australian native animals, including kangaroos. Karen loves landscapes, wild places, people and animals. She is the author of three novels: The Stranding (2008) and the bestselling, The Lightkeeper's Wife (2011) and The Grass Castle. She lives in Canberra with her husband and two children.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10753078
Cataloging source
YDX
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Viggers, Karen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family relationships
  • Domestic violence
  • Families
  • Family violence
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Tasmania
Target audience
adult
Label
The orchardist's daughter, Karen Viggers
Instantiates
Publication
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
000064540016
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781760630584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1059253273
Label
The orchardist's daughter, Karen Viggers
Publication
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
000064540016
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781760630584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1059253273

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