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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Mr Chen's Emporium
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'In 1872, seventeen-year-old Amy Duncan arrives in the Gold Rush town of Millbrooke, having spent the coach journey daydreaming about glittering pavilions and gilded steeples. What she finds is a dusty main street lined with ramshackle buildings.

'That is until she walks through the doors of Mr Chen's Emporium, a veritable Aladdin's cave, and her life changes forever. Though banned from the store by her dour clergyman father, Amy is entranced by its handsome owner, Charles Chen . . .

'In present-day Millbrooke, recently widowed artist Angie Wallace has rented the Old Manse where Amy once lived. When her landlord produces an antique trunk containing Amy's intriguingly diverse keepsakes – both Oriental and European – Angie resolves to learn more about this mysterious girl from the past.

'And it's not long before the lives of two very different women, born a century apart, become connected in the most poignant and timeless ways.

'Deborah O'Brien's fiction debut is a mesmerising story of forbidden love and following one's heart . . .'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Amys geheimnis : roman
Language: German
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Bantam Australia , 2012 .
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      Extent: 343p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 02/04/2013
      ISBN: 9781742755540
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Surrender to Summer 2 Alison L. Booth , Susan Duncan , Deborah O'Brien , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2013 9532013 2013 selected work novel North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2013
    • Berlin,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      List ,
      2013 .
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      Extent: 380p.
      ISBN: 3548611605 (paperback), 9783548611600 (paperback)
      Series: y separately published work icon List-Taschenbuch Berlin : List , 6934863 series - publisher Number in series: 61160

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