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Wild lands
Wild lands
Alexander, Nicole L.2015
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New South Wales, 1838, and settlers in search of fertile country are venturing far outside the colony. Literally cutting a swathe through the bush with their bare hands, they lay claim to territory beyond government jurisdiction - and the reach of the law. As she accepts a position on one such farm, seventeen-year-old Kate Carter is unaware she is entering a land of outlaws, adventurers and murderous natives. Because the first people of this new world will no longer accept the white man's advance, and retaliatory attacks on both sides have made it a frontier on the brink of war. Into Kate's path comes Bronzewing, a young white man schooled by a settler family yet raised within an Aboriginal tribe. Caught between two worlds, Bronzewing strives to protect his adopted people and their vanishing civilisation. But as he and Kate will discover, 'beyond the outer limits' is a beautiful yet terrifying place, where it's impossible to know who is friend and who is enemy...
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Wild lands / Nicole Alexander.
North Sydney, NSW : Random House Australia, 2015.©2015
xix, 403 pages ; 24 cm.
9781742759883 (paperback)
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionALEXOnloan - Due: 01 Jul 2020
Hampton LibraryAdult FictionALEXOnloan - Due: 02 Jul 2020
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