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Jessica: Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.

Jessica: Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.
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ISBN 9781742600260
Author Courtenay, Bryce
Title Jessica [electronic resource] / Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.
Edition Unabridged ed.
Publisher/Date [Melbourne, Vic.] : Bolinda audio, 2010.
Contents note Downloadable eAudiobook.
Duration: 19:00:50.
Fiction.
Performer note Read by Humphrey Bower.
Summary Note Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds. A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives - until finally the truth must be told. Set in the harsh Australian bush against the outbreak of World War I, this novel is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its brutality.
Target audience note Adult.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Child welfare -- Fiction
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- History -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Sibling rivalry -- Fiction
Talking books
Unmarried mothers -- New South Wales -- Fiction
Added Author Bower, Humphrey
Internet Site Access eAudiobook online
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