The Resource The secret son, Jenny Ackland

The secret son, Jenny Ackland

Label
The secret son
Title
The secret son
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Ackland
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An old woman sits waiting in a village that clings to a Turkish mountainside, where the women weave rugs, make tea and keep blood secrets that span generations. Berna can see what others cannot, so her secrets are deeper and darker than most. It is time for her to tell her story, even though the man for whom her words are meant won't hear them. It is time for the truth to be told. Nearly a hundred years before, her father James had arrived at the village, gravely ill, rescued from the abandoned trenches of Gallipoli by a Turkish boy whose life he had earlier spared. James made his life there, never returning to Australia and never realising that his own father was indeed the near-mythical bushranger that the gossips had hinted at when he'd been a boy growing up in Beechworth. Now, as Berna waits, a young man from Melbourne approaches to visit his parents' villiage, against the vehement opposition of his cursed, tight-lipped grandfather. What is the astonishing story behind the dark deeds that connect the two men, unknown to each other and living almost a century apart?" --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The secret son, Jenny Ackland
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The secret son, Jenny Ackland
Publication
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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
16098171
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781925266160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3745736
  • (OCoLC)910987693
  • (AuCNLKIN)000054981054

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