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To Love a Sunburnt Country : The Matilda Saga : Book 4 - Jackie French

To Love a Sunburnt Country

The Matilda Saga : Book 4

Paperback Published: 1st September 2015
ISBN: 9781460750421
Number Of Pages: 496
For Ages: 10+ years old

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n war-torn Malaya, Nancy dreams of Australia - and a young man called Michael.

The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy left school at fourteen to spend a year droving, just like her grandfather Clancy of the Overflow. Now sixteen, Nancys family has sent her to Malaya to bring home her sister-in-law Moira and baby nephew Gavin. Yet despite the threat of Japanese invasion, Moira resists, wanting to stay near her husband Ben. But not even Nancy of the Overflow can stop the fall of Singapore and the capture of so many Australian troops. When their ship is bombed, Nancy, Moira and Gavin are reported missing.

Back home at Gibbers Creek, Michael refuses to believe the girl he loves has died. As Darwin, Broome and even Sydney are bombed, Australians must fight to save their country. But as Michael and the families of Gibbers Creek discover, there are many ways to love your country, and many ways to fight for it. From one of Australias most-admired storytellers comes a gripping and unforgettable novel based on true events and little-known people.

This is a story about ultimate survival and the deepest kinds of love.

A book about a love of country that is heartwarming and heartbreaking, and hard to put down.

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'This is a story about ultimate survival and the deepest kinds of love. A book about a love of country that is heartwarming and heartbreaking, and hard to put down. Adelaide Advertiser, 4 stars

ISBN: 9781460750421
ISBN-10: 146075042X
Series: The Matilda Saga
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 1st September 2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.33