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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Call of the High Country
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In the heart of Australia's rugged high country, three generations of the MacLeod family battle to make a living on the land. As a young married couple, Andrew and Anne work together to make the very best of their property, High Peaks, but at what cost to their happiness?..An inspiring and heartwarming saga of a family battling through hard times, of a love that defies all odds, and of dreams that won't be broken.(Publisher's blurb, back cover).

Notes

  • Prequel to Return to the High Country
  • Dedication: To my mother, Evelyn Margaret Parsons, who was thrilled that this book was on the way, but who did not live to see its publication.
  • Author's note: It was once suggested to me by a visiting American friend that I should write a work of fiction in which the working kelpie played a prominent role....In truth, this book is a blend of fact and fiction. There are names in it, surnames specifically, which are well-known in some country districts, but in no instance do such names represent any person, living or dead. Other things have been altered to suit the purposes of fiction, such as the size and procedures of the Merriwa Hospital. (vii-ix).
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1999 .
      Extent: 593p.
      ISBN: 0140264612

Works about this Work

A Bonzer Conundrum Fred Ludowyk , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , May vol. 10 no. 1 2003; (p. 1-3)
Enduring the Hardships of Weather and Terrain Christopher Bantick , 1999 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 14 February 1999; (p. 22)
A Dog's Life for the Gambling Penguin Peter Howard , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 26 January 1999; (p. 15)
A Dog's Life for the Gambling Penguin Peter Howard , 1999 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 26 January 1999; (p. 15)
Enduring the Hardships of Weather and Terrain Christopher Bantick , 1999 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 14 February 1999; (p. 22)
A Bonzer Conundrum Fred Ludowyk , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , May vol. 10 no. 1 2003; (p. 1-3)
Last amended 23 Apr 2007 15:11:57
Subjects:
  • Liverpool Range, Murrurundi - Quirindi - Werris Creek area, New England, New South Wales,
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