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Homeward-Bound; Or, His Great Object in Life single work   short story   romance  
Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 Homeward-Bound; Or, His Great Object in Life
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A doctor adopts a six-year-old daughter of a dying patient. Eleven years later he asks her to marry him and she agrees - but the youthful military son of a neighbour wins her heart. When he abandons her to drown she learns his true nature. She is rescued by fishermen but believed dead for a year until a letter from America reveals her whereabouts. The doctor persuades her to return with him but only his near death in rescuing a fellow passenger fallen overboard reveals that she still loves him. (PB)


  • From Waverley Magazine

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 32 no. 388 September 1897 Z1073899 1897 periodical issue 1897 pg. 634-639
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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