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The thorn birds, Colleen McCullough

Label
The thorn birds
Title
The thorn birds
Statement of responsibility
Colleen McCullough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Thorn Birds is the sweeping saga of three generations of the Cleary family. Stoic matriarch Fee, her devoted husband, Paddy, and their headstrong daughter, Meggie, experience joy, sadness and magnificent triumph in the cruel Australian outback. With life's unpredictability, it is love that is their unifying thread, but it is a love shadowed by the anguish of forbidden passions. For Meggie loves Father Ralph de Bricassart, a man who wields enormous power within the Catholic Church..
Summary
A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his wealthy sister
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
044141
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullough, Colleen
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholics
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Priests
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The thorn birds, Colleen McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: HarperCollins, 1977
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
673 p.
Isbn
9780732297497
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780732297497
Label
The thorn birds, Colleen McCullough
Publication
Note
Originally published: HarperCollins, 1977
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
673 p.
Isbn
9780732297497
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780732297497

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