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Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'An against all odds historical love story set in WW 2 Cowra, central NSW about a Japanese prisoner of war (Hiroshi) who escapes from the POW compound and is taken in by a member of the local Aboriginal Mission (Banjo Williams). His eldest daughter Mary and Hiroshi fall for one another over the year that he is with them but her father and the Acts of Protection and Assimilation stand in the way of any future happiness...'' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: To all those who call Cowra home.
  • Includes book club questions (263-264)
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simon and Schuster Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 264p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 August 2016

        Launched by Melissa Lucashenko at Avid Reader bookstore, West End, Brisbane 17 August 2016.

      ISBN: 9781925184846, 9781925184853, 9781925184860

Works about this Work

Fugitive and Mission Girl Bond Amid War Louise Swinn , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 24-25 September 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
Love in the Time of Racism : ‘Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms’ Explores the Politics of Romance Imogen Mathew , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 7 September 2016;

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
'Popular media forms, from Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poetry to the dystopian sci-fi television series Cleverman, have often been used by Aboriginal Australians to inform and entertain. The latest example of this type of political and artistic endeavour is Wiradjuri author Anita Heiss' new work Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms. ...'
Barbed Wire & Cherry Blossoms : Anita Heiss on Japanese POWs and the Aborigines Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 2 September 2016;

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
Reconciliation on the Homefront Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 3-4 September 2016; (p. 20) The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 September 2016; (p. 20)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
A Story of Two Camps Keira Jenkins , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 10 August 2016; (p. 13)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
'Author Anita Heiss explores the two 'camps' of Cowra in the 1940s - the Prisoner of War camp and Erambie Mission, just four miles away from each other - though a fictional love story in her new book Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms. ...'
A Story of Two Camps Keira Jenkins , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 10 August 2016; (p. 13)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
'Author Anita Heiss explores the two 'camps' of Cowra in the 1940s - the Prisoner of War camp and Erambie Mission, just four miles away from each other - though a fictional love story in her new book Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms. ...'
Reconciliation on the Homefront Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 3-4 September 2016; (p. 20) The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 September 2016; (p. 20)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
Barbed Wire & Cherry Blossoms : Anita Heiss on Japanese POWs and the Aborigines Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 2 September 2016;

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
Love in the Time of Racism : ‘Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms’ Explores the Politics of Romance Imogen Mathew , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 7 September 2016;

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
'Popular media forms, from Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poetry to the dystopian sci-fi television series Cleverman, have often been used by Aboriginal Australians to inform and entertain. The latest example of this type of political and artistic endeavour is Wiradjuri author Anita Heiss' new work Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms. ...'
Fugitive and Mission Girl Bond Amid War Louise Swinn , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 24-25 September 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Anita Heiss 2016 single work novel
Last amended 18 Oct 2016 11:01:27
Settings:
  • Cowra, Cowra area, Blayney - Cowra - Grenfell area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1944
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