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A distant journey / Di Morrissey.

By: Morrissey, Di [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales : Pan Macmillan, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781743535684 (hardback); 9781925481556.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Ranches -- Australia -- Fiction | Australian fiction -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.3 Summary: In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry an Australian grazier, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy's new life at Kingsley Downs station is not what she'd imagined as she is flung into a strange and challenging world. Natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry shape her destiny and though she tries hard to fit in, she finds she is always the outsider. Adjusting to her new life, Cindy discovers that her new family comes with secrets and a mystery that haunts them all. When Cindy uncovers the shocking truth, the consequences lead to tragedy and Cindy must fight to save her family.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR 1 Checked out 13/11/2021 T00615991
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR 2 Checked out 03/11/2021 T00616768
Fiction Gonville Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MORR 1 Checked out 10/11/2021 T00616783
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Celebrating 25 years as Australia's favourite storyteller, Di Morrissey's latest novel is a tribute to the real Australia she knows so well. In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry Australian grazier Murray Parnell, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy is flung into a challenging world at Kingsley Downs station. While facing natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry, Cindy battles to find her place in her new family and continues to feel like an outsider. As she adjusts to her new life, Cindy realises that the Parnells are haunted by a mystery that has never been solved. When she finally uncovers the shocking truth, her discovery leads to tragedy and Cindy finds herself fighting to save the land that she has grown to love as her own.

"A new life, a new country and a family with a tragic secret..."--Cover.

In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry an Australian grazier, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy's new life at Kingsley Downs station is not what she'd imagined as she is flung into a strange and challenging world. Natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry shape her destiny and though she tries hard to fit in, she finds she is always the outsider. Adjusting to her new life, Cindy discovers that her new family comes with secrets and a mystery that haunts them all. When Cindy uncovers the shocking truth, the consequences lead to tragedy and Cindy must fight to save her family.

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