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Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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'The valley is nestled between rugged peaks, divided by a magnificent river. Within its peaceful green contours are held the secrets of generations of tribes, families and loners who have come under its spell. But some secrets are never shared, never told. Until one woman returns and begins asking questions... and discovers the story of a forgotten valley pioneer whose life becomes entwined with hers. But in looking into her own family's history she uncovers more than she ever expected - and what her mother hoped would always remain a secret...' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Author's note: This is a work of fiction. All characters are creations of my imagination - with one exception. Isabella Mary Kelly lived in the Manning Valley of NSW in the mid nineteenth century and I like to think she would be pleased with my telling of her story, the salvaging of her reputation, and remembering her for the feisty and formidable woman she was. I have also drawn inspiration from the letters and memories of my grandparents, Jack and Louisa Revitt of Wingham, NSW, where I was born. I hope you enjoy my valley. DM. Byron Bay, 2006
  • Dedication: For all my family, everywhere. Special hugs to my mother, Kay, daughter Gabrielle and son Nick; and to Barrie, welcome to the family.

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Works about this Work

Inspired Quest Told at Length Ara Jansen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 September 2007; (p. 6)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
Books Fiction Elli Housden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 - 12 November 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
Into the Valley of the Past Juliette Hughes , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 22)

— Review of Sylvia Bryce Courtenay 2006 single work novel ; The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
This Weel's Selections Tania Bawden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 December 2006; (p. 10)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
Books Fiction Elli Housden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 - 12 November 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
Into the Valley of the Past Juliette Hughes , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 22)

— Review of Sylvia Bryce Courtenay 2006 single work novel ; The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
This Weel's Selections Tania Bawden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 December 2006; (p. 10)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
Inspired Quest Told at Length Ara Jansen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 September 2007; (p. 6)

— Review of The Valley Di Morrissey 2006 single work novel
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