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The Bay - Di Morrissey

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The Bay is a beautiful and peaceful town on the Australian east coast, a melting pot of city escapees, alternative life-stylers, feral dropouts, lost kids, backpackers, and men and women in search of love and a new sense of identity.

When Sydney corporate wife Holly Jamieson turns 40, she shocks her husband by buying an old house in The Bay and transforming it into a charming B&B. What began as a gesture of independence changes her life. Holly soon discovers that beneath its tranquil surface, The Bay is a whirlpool of passions and conflicts.

Once a whaling town, then a sleepy resort that became trendy... and now developers are moving in for the kill. Holly, her family, and an unusual band of new friends are in the battle lines. It's a story of contemporary issues, but the ghosts of the past haven't left town. The Bay is a place to change your life.

About the Author

Di Morrissey is one of the most successful authors Australia has ever produced. She trained as a journalist, working in the media around the world. Her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues, forms the inspiration for her novels.

Di is a tireless activist for many causes: opposing large scale development and commercial food chains into Byron Bay NSW, fighting gas and mining intrusion into sacred lands in the Kimberly, and stopping massive and unnecessary power lines intruding into the Manning Valley NSW. Di also established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar. Di lives in the Manning Valley, NSW.

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    A new fan of DC books, not read her books before but the last 3 have been really good.

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    Di Morrissey

    Di Morrissey is one of the most successful authors Australia has ever produced. She trained as a journalist, working in the media around the world. Her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues, forms the inspiration for her novels.

    Di is a tireless activist for many causes: opposing large scale development and commercial food chains into Byron Bay NSW, fighting gas and mining intrusion into sacred lands in the Kimberly, and stopping massive and unnecessary power lines intruding into the Manning Valley NSW. Di also established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar. Di lives in the Manning Valley, NSW. .

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    ISBN: 9780330424486
    ISBN-10: 0330424483
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 480
    Published: October 2008
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 13.4  x 3.0
    Weight (kg): 0.34
    Edition Number: 1