Inspired by a lecture she has attended, Regina Stanton, a young journalist, embarks upon a journey through the forces determining contemporary culture. Leaving behind the vestiges of a failed romance, she travels to the Whitsunday Coast in Australia's Queensland where she meets Tyro.
She spends five days basking in the sun and sampling fine wine in her new companion's monsoon forest retreat where Tyro recounts his experiences of life in Papua New Guinea, providing an insightful perspective of the political and social framework of the time.
This novel is set in 2015 and offers a disturbing yet thoroughly absorbing view of the future as a benign conspiracy to overcome the civil unrest that threatens to tear Australia apart, is revealed.
About the Author
Rednik is a specialist in institutional strengthening, governance, capacity building, human resources development, strategic planning, and learning systems, is a human and social geographer and has a PhD and three other degrees. The author has worked as a Team Leader and Adviser for thirty-four years in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Fiji, Marshall Islands, Vanuatu, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, USA, northeast India, Australia, Malaysia, the Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Laos and China. Rednik has worked on assignments for the ILO, UNOPS, IFAD, UNDP, OECF, AusAID, World Bank, ADB, and Australian Government. Rednik has authored and co-authored papers on institutional development, education, training, and development assistance topics, a textbook on small business, and a novel. In 1998 Rednik received a World Bank Group 1997 Award for Excellence in the Thailand Land Titling Project, for significant development impact through outstanding client responsiveness, professionalism, partnership, teamwork, innovation and cost effectiveness as Training and Development Adviser. The author is happily married and, when not on assignment, lives in the Whitsunday Region of central Queensland in Australia.
Number Of Pages: 382
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 13.9 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.44