The Resource Monsoon, Di Morrissey

Monsoon, Di Morrissey

Label
Monsoon
Title
Monsoon
Statement of responsibility
Di Morrissey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Monsoon is a journey into the hearts and memories of those caught in a certain time in a particular place. Sandy Donaldson has been working for a volunteer organisation in Vietnam for the past four years. As her contract nears its end, she is reluctant to leave so she invites her oldest friend, Anna, to come for a holiday and discover Vietnam's beautiful tourist destinations. Both girls have unexplored links to the country. Sandy's father is a Vietnam vet and Anna's mother was a Vietnamese boat person. During their travels, they meet Tom, an old Australian journalist who covered the war and plans to report on the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. It is Tom who tries to persuade Sandy's father to return to Long Tan and settle the ghosts that have haunted him for 40 years, and it is Tom who suggests that Anna should delve into her mother's past. But the girls are reluctant, swept up in their own concerns, relationships, and a business deal that has the potential to go horribly wrong. However, it is the near-blind Buddhist nun living alone in the pagoda atop one of the karsts in Halong Bay who might hold the key
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384547
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Morrissey, Di
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Families
  • Relationships
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
Monsoon, Di Morrissey
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
20 cm.
Extent
453 p.
Isbn
9780330424011
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781405038188
Label
Monsoon, Di Morrissey
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
20 cm.
Extent
453 p.
Isbn
9780330424011
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781405038188

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