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The Plantation [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2010

Seller ID: 1405039981

ISBN: 1405039981

Condition: Good


When Australian Julie Reagan discovers a book written about wild Malaysia in the 1970s, she decides to find out more about the author - her great aunt. Why did her grandmother refuse to speak about her sister who disappeared from the family, 60 years before? What caused such a severe rift? Julie is invited to stay with her cousins who run the plantation founded by her great grandfather in Malaya a hundred years ago, and she decides to visit in the hope of finding clues to this family mystery. What Julie finds sends her spiralling through generations of loves, deaths, tragedy and the challeng... View more info

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Monsoon [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2007

Seller ID: 1405038187

ISBN: 1405038187

Condition: Good


Sandy Donaldson has been working for a volunteer organisation in Vietnam for the past four years. As her contract nears its end, she invites her oldest friend, Anna, to come for a holiday. Both girls have unexplored links to this country. Sandy's father is a Vietnam vet and Anna's mother was a Vietnamese boat person. During their travels, they meet Tom, an old Australian journalist who covered the war and plans to report on the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. It is Tom who tries to persuade Sandy's father to return to Long Tan and settle the ghosts that have haunted him for 40 year... View more info

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The Silent Country [used book]

By: Di Morrissey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2009

Seller ID: 1405039396

ISBN: 1405039396

Condition: Good


The Silent Country is a vast and beautiful wilderness, a place which holds secrets and stories that are rarely spoken. TV producer Veronica Anderson travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the journey of an expedition that had set out 50 years earlier to film the outback, but which mysteriously ended in tragedy. Of the group, led by the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are still alive and they are reluctant to talk about the intriguing events. It is through the help of local NT Park Ranger, Jamie McIntosh, that Veronica begins to piece together the puzzle and discover the answers. These answ... View more info

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Long Tan: The Start of a Lifelong Battle

By: Harry Smith

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002644

ISBN: 1922132322

Condition: New


On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet Cong soldiers walked into the right flank of Delta Company, 6 RAR. Under a blanket of mist and heavy monsoon rain, amid the mud and shattered rubber trees, a dispersed Company of 108 men held its ground with courage and grim determination against a three-sided attack from a force of 2,500 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army troops. When the battle subsided, 18 Australian soldiers lay dead and 24 had been wounded. Battlefield clearance revealed 245 enemy bodies with capt... View more info

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Blue Horizon #11 Courtney [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 2013

Seller ID: 0330376314

ISBN: 0330376314

Condition: Good


At the close of Wilbur Smith's bestselling Monsoon, Tom Courtney and his brother Dorian battled on the high seas and finally reached the Cape of Good Hope to start life afresh. In this spellbinding new novel, the next generation of Courtneys are out to stake their claim in Southern Africa, travelling along the infamous 'Robber's Road'. It is a journey both exciting and hazardous, that takes them through the untouched wilderness of a beautiful land filled with warring tribes and wild animals. At heart a story of love and hatred, vengeance and greed, Blue Horizon is an utterly compelling adventu... View more info

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Monsoon #10 Courtney [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 2000

Seller ID: 0330376799

ISBN: 0330376799

Condition: Good


It is the dawn of the eighteenth century. At the farthest edges of the known world, the mighty East India Trading Company suffers catastrophic losses from pirates of the high seas. After four years away from service, master mariner Sir Hal Courtney prepares for his latest and most dangerous voyage -- a death or glory mission in the name of the Empire and the Crown. Monsoon is Wilbur Smith's extraordinary new Courtney novel: a story of anger and passion, of peace and war. Action, romance and adventure shape a family's destiny as they contest a prize beyond any of their wildest dreams... 'Let yo... View more info

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Monsoon #10 Courtney [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday Book Club: 1999

Seller ID: 187659005X

ISBN: 187659005X

Condition: Good


Follow up to BIRDS OF PREY and continuing the saga of the Courteney family. Set at the start of the 18th century in England, East Africa and Arabia. Following the lives of the three sons of Hal Courteney, who are drawn inexorably to Africa. The adventure and excitement take place on the ocean but gradually the brothers are seduced by Africa. View more info