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The Resource Rush oh!, Shirly Barrett

Rush oh!, Shirly Barrett

Label
Rush oh!
Title
Rush oh!
Statement of responsibility
Shirly Barrett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Mary Davidson, the eldest daughter of a whaling family in Eden, New South Wales, sets out to chronicle the particularly difficult season of 1908, the story she tells is poignant and hilarious, filled with drama and misadventure. It's a season marked not only by the sparsity of whales and the vagaries of weather, but also by the arrival of John Beck, an itinerant whaleman with a murky past, on whom Mary promptly develops an all-consuming crush. But hers is not the only romance to blossom amidst the blubber ...Swinging from Mary's hopes and disappointments, both domestic and romantic, to the challenges that beset their tiny whaling operation, Rush Oh! is a celebration of an extraordinary episode in Australian history when a family of whalers formed a fond, unique allegiance with a pod of frisky killer whales - and in particular, a killer whale named Tom
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Barrett, Shirley
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Whales
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Women
  • Families
  • Whaling
  • New South Wales
Target audience
adult
Label
Rush oh!, Shirly Barrett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Australia in 2015 by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
43995226
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780349006635
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 43995226
Label
Rush oh!, Shirly Barrett
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Australia in 2015 by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
43995226
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780349006635
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 43995226

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