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Elianne: Book Club set Judy Nunn.

Elianne: Book Club set Judy Nunn.
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ISBN 9781742758381
Shelf Location BookClub/N
Book Club
Author Nunn, Judy
Title Elianne : Book Club set / Judy Nunn.
Place of publication Sydney, NSW : William Heinemann , 2013
Collation 472 pages : 23 cm ; 10 copies ;
Abstract/Summary In 1881 'Big Jim' Durham, an English soldier of fortune and profiteer, ruthlessly creates for Elianne Desmarais, his young French wife, the finest of the great sugar mills of the Southern Queensland cane fields, and names it in her honour. The massive estate becomes a self-sufficient fortress, a cane-consuming monster and home to hundreds of workers, but ‘Elianne' and its masters, the Durham Family, have dark and distant secrets; secrets that surface in the wildest and most inflammatory of times, the 1960s. For Kate Durham and her brothers Neil and Alan, freedom is the catchword of the decade. Young Australians leap to the barricades of the social revolution. Rock ‘n' roll, the Pill, the Vietnam War, the rise of Feminism, Asian immigration and the Freedom Ride join forces to rattle the chains of traditional values. The workers leave the great sugar estates as mechanisation lessens the need for labour. And the Durham family, its secrets exposed, begins its fall from grace...
Subject Sagas -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Australian authors -- Fiction
Book Club set
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