The Resource Beneath the Southern Cross, Judy Nunn

Beneath the Southern Cross, Judy Nunn

Label
Beneath the Southern Cross
Title
Beneath the Southern Cross
Statement of responsibility
Judy Nunn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1788, Thomas Kendall, a naive nineteen-year-old sentenced to transportation for burglary, finds himself bound for Sydney Town and a new life in the wild and lawless land beneath the Southern Cross. Thomas fathers a dynasty that will last more than two hundred years. His descendants play their part in the forging of a nation, but greed and prejudice see an irreparable rift in the family, which will echo through the generations. It is only at the dawn of the new millennium - as an old journal lays bare a terrible secret - that the family can finally reclaim its honour. Beneath the Southern Cross is as much a story of a city as it is a family chronicle. Bringing history to life, Judy Nunn traces the fortunes of Kendall's descendants through good times and bad, wars and social revolutions to the present day, vividly drawing the events, characters and issues that have made the city of Sydney and the nation of Australia what they are today
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10166455
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nunn, Judy
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Australian fiction
  • Australia
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Beneath the Southern Cross, Judy Nunn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
520 pages
Isbn
9781864712537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) 746260
Label
Beneath the Southern Cross, Judy Nunn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
520 pages
Isbn
9781864712537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) 746260

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