The Resource Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay

Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay

Label
Fishing for stars
Title
Fishing for stars
Statement of responsibility
Bryce Courtenay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nicholas Duncan is a semi-retired shipping magnate who resides in idyllic Beautiful Bay in Indonesia, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beautiful Eurasian wife, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to WWII, the scene of their first meeting and early love. His other wartime lover is the striking Marg Hamilton, a powerful and influential political player in Australia who has remained close to Nick. Marg suspects Nick is suffering the onset of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and organises for a specialist to meet with him in Sydney. But when they meet, Tony Freedman stirs long-buried emotions in Nick and the two men dont hit it off. Nick leaves in an explosion of anger and finds himself in hospital after being hit by a car. Tony visits and encourages Nick to write as a form of therapy to write about Anna. So he sets about writing about the woman who has inspired him since his late teens, and in doing so draws us into the compelling tale of the life he has lived post war-hero days building a shipping empire, navigating international corruption, supporting his wife's third-world education crusade and loving the women who inspire him."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
COU
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay
Label
Fishing for stars, Bryce Courtenay
Link
http://www.librarything.com/work/6614836
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The Persimmon tree
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12539454
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
601 p.
Isbn
9780670072743
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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Note
  • Kotui multi-version record.
  • Sequel to: The Persimmon tree.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NE135070
  • (OCoLC)271086079
  • 12539454
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043071802

Library Locations

    • Palmerston North Central LibraryBorrow it
      4 The Square, Palmerston North, 4410, NZ
      -40.3559921 175.6092828
    • Linton Community Library - Palmerston NorthBorrow it
      Corner Bells and Puttick Road Linton Camp, Linton, 4820, NZ
      -40.4057293 175.5843632
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