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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Kimberley Sun
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Lily Barton is beautiful, adventurous and 50-something. She is looking for a complete life change. Sami, her daughter, is 30, driving alone through the outback and finally, reluctantly, confronting her family roots. Together they are swept into a world where legends, myths and reality start to converge. Those who come into their orbit bring stories that change each of them. From Farouz, the old Afghan camel driver, to Bobby, the Chinese/Aboriginal man who is tangled in the murder of a German tourist, to Biddy, the survivor from Captain Tyndall and Olivia's era...and who is the mysterious artist hiding in the desert? All have a secret and all have a story to tell until each finds their place under the Kimberley sun.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Sequel to Tears of the Moon.
  • Dedication: For my mother, Kay Warbrook, her great friend Olga Parsey and in memory of her sister Annette Hutchinson. For my daughter, Gabrielle Morrissey and Gabrielle's grandmother, Dorothy Morrissey - All inspiring women.
  • Quotes from Did I Tell You? by Elizabeth Knapp used with kind permission of the author.
  • Includes an interview with Di Morrissey, her daughter and her mother on the subject of stories in families.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains an 'Asian' character.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
  • Also large print.
  • Also braille.

Works about this Work

Australians and the Pacific Rim : The Contested Past in the Popular Fiction of Di Morrissey Rebecca Ling , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 2 no. 2 2013; (p. 211-220)
'Former print and television journalist Di Morrissey is Australia's biggest-selling writer of popular fiction. Her novels incrementally construct an Australia re-shaped for the new century through the interplay of significant social forces and demographic shifts. Her imaginary also places Australian culture within a global network of affiliations generated by the colonial and imperial past, as well as by more recent strategic alliances, and encompasses some of the darker elements of Australia's collective inheritance. The critical reception of Morrissey's work, however, has hitherto been scant and dismissive. Yet the Pacific Rim novels - Tears of the Moon, Scatter the Stars, Kimberley Sun, Monsoon, and The Plantation - can be read within perspectives afforded by dark tourism research and theories of cognitive dissonance, revealing that they subvert widely received understandings of Australia's relationships within the Pacific region and constitute a subliminal force for public education.' (Author's abstract 211)
Authors Find More Ways Than One to Rip a Bodice Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 November - 1 December 2002; (p. D06)

— Review of Papua Peter Watt , 2002 single work novel ; Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay , 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay , 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough , 2002 single work novel
Novel Sweep of Broome in Store for Fans Rod Moran , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 20 November 2002; (p. 38)
Characters Formed Through Their Stories David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 18 November 2002; (p. 10)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay , 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough , 2002 single work novel
Authors Find More Ways Than One to Rip a Bodice Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 November - 1 December 2002; (p. D06)

— Review of Papua Peter Watt , 2002 single work novel ; Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay , 2002 single work novel
No Offence, but That's Too Nice Ceridwen Spark , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 November 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel
Characters Formed Through Their Stories David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 18 November 2002; (p. 10)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey , 2002 single work novel
Australians and the Pacific Rim : The Contested Past in the Popular Fiction of Di Morrissey Rebecca Ling , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 2 no. 2 2013; (p. 211-220)
'Former print and television journalist Di Morrissey is Australia's biggest-selling writer of popular fiction. Her novels incrementally construct an Australia re-shaped for the new century through the interplay of significant social forces and demographic shifts. Her imaginary also places Australian culture within a global network of affiliations generated by the colonial and imperial past, as well as by more recent strategic alliances, and encompasses some of the darker elements of Australia's collective inheritance. The critical reception of Morrissey's work, however, has hitherto been scant and dismissive. Yet the Pacific Rim novels - Tears of the Moon, Scatter the Stars, Kimberley Sun, Monsoon, and The Plantation - can be read within perspectives afforded by dark tourism research and theories of cognitive dissonance, revealing that they subvert widely received understandings of Australia's relationships within the Pacific region and constitute a subliminal force for public education.' (Author's abstract 211)
Novel Sweep of Broome in Store for Fans Rod Moran , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 20 November 2002; (p. 38)
Last amended 16 May 2019 15:50:57
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  • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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