y Ocean single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Jim Fox 1988-1999 series - author novel (number 5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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Caleb Mathews is captain of a sealing ship in Bass Strait. He and his crew are based on Sea Elephant Island with three abducted Bunurong women. He returns to England and brings back a wife, Eugenie, but his attraction for Belle, one of the Bunurong women, haunts him. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For the Bass Strait women.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Abbotsford, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Bruce Sims Books , 2002 .
      Extent: 198p.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • List of characters (pp. 193-194).
      • Includes glossary (pp. 197-199).
      ISBN: 9780957780064 (pbk), 0957780060 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Novel Reading Laurie Clancy , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 173 2003; (p. 104-106)

— Review of Academia Nuts Michael Wilding 2002 single work novel ; Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel ; Confessing a Murder Nicholas Drayson 2002 single work novel ; Snake Dewi Anggraeni 2002 single work novel
Soft Covers Cameron Woodhead , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 May 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel
Covering a Child's Confusion Tony Maniaty , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 August 2002; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Evidence Emma Tom 2002 single work novel ; Of a Boy Sonya Hartnett 2002 single work novel ; Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel ; Winter Close Hugh Mackay 2002 single work novel
Novel Reading Laurie Clancy , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 173 2003; (p. 104-106)

— Review of Academia Nuts Michael Wilding 2002 single work novel ; Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel ; Confessing a Murder Nicholas Drayson 2002 single work novel ; Snake Dewi Anggraeni 2002 single work novel
Soft Covers Cameron Woodhead , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 May 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel
Covering a Child's Confusion Tony Maniaty , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 August 2002; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Evidence Emma Tom 2002 single work novel ; Of a Boy Sonya Hartnett 2002 single work novel ; Ocean Bruce Pascoe 2002 single work novel ; Winter Close Hugh Mackay 2002 single work novel
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  • Sea Elephant Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
  • 1800-1899
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