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The river house, Janita Cunnington

Label
The river house
Title
The river house
Statement of responsibility
Janita Cunnington
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the late 1940s, and the Broody River runs through a maze of sandbanks into the Coral Sea. On its southern bank lies the holiday town of Baroodibah. But its northern shore is wild -- unsettled except for The River House, an old weatherboard box on stumps where the Carlyle family take their holidays. For four-year-old Laurie Carlyle the house and its untold stories fire the imagination. It is a place of boating trips and nature collections, of the wind howling, the sheoaks sighing and the pelicans soaring into the blue sky. But when a squabble between Laurie and her older brother Tony takes an unexpected turn, she detects the first hints of family discord. As the years pass, The River House holidays seem to shine a light on the undercurrents in the family: the secret from her mother's past, the bitterness between Tony and their father Doug, and her sister Miranda's increasingly erratic and dangerous behaviour ... Following the family's story through the decades, The River House is a richly nostalgic novel about love and betrayal, personal tragedy and thwarted ambition, illusion and remorse. Above all it is about change, and the slow but relentless march of time
Cataloging source
NJB
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Cunnington, Janita
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Family vacations
  • Vacation homes
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
The river house, Janita Cunnington
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
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
000057281028
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
iv, 519 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458794277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)947026309
Label
The river house, Janita Cunnington
Publication
Note
  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
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
000057281028
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
iv, 519 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458794277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)947026309

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