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The last of the Bonegilla girls / Victoria Purman.

The last of the Bonegilla girls / Victoria Purman.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F PURM
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F PURM
Adult Fiction   Paddington . On Loan . 13 Nov 2021
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ISBN 9781489246752 (paperback)
1489246754 (paperback)
Author Purman, Victoria author.
Title The last of the Bonegilla girls / Victoria Purman.
Publisher/Date Sydney, NSW : HQ Fiction, 2018.
©2018
Pagination etc. 419 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents note "The war is over, but the fight for their new lives in Australia is about to begin" -- Cover.
Summary Note 1954: When sixteen-year-old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post-war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life. There, Elizabeta becomes firm friends with three other girls. The Bonegilla girls rush together towards a life that seems full of promise, even as they cope with the legacy of war, the oppressive nature of family tradition and ever-present sorrow. So when a ghost from the past reaches out for Elizabeta and threatens to pull her back into the shadows, there is nothing that her friends wouldn't do to keep her safe.
Subject -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction
Immigrants -- Australia -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Secrecy -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Australia -- History -- 1945- Fiction
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F PURM
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