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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Windflowers
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In Sydney during the 1960s, the protagonist is attending college when she is summoned to return to the family property, Warratah Cattle Station, to face the ire of her indomitable mother.


  • Dedication: I dedicate this story to the people I met on my travels around Australia, without whom I could never capture the true colour and warmth of the outback...
  • Epigraph: I dreamed that as I wandered by the way,/ Bare winter suddenly was changed to spring./ There grew pied wind-flowers and violets/ Daisies, those pearled Arcuturi of the earth,/ The constellated flower that never sets; - P. B. Shelley 1792-1822

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Piatkus ,
      2002 .
      Extent: vii, 368p.p.
      ISBN: 0749933127 (pbk), 074990593X
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      United States of America (USA),
      St. Martin's Press ,
      2002 .
      Alternative title: Windflowers : A Novel of Australia
      Extent: 368p.
      Edition info: First U.S. edition.
      ISBN: 0312307500
Alternative title: Sasanka
Language: Czech
    • Moravia,
      Czech Republic,
      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      Alpress ,
      2002 .
      Extent: 375p.
      ISBN: 8072187430

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording (English and German), large print.
Last amended 13 May 2008 17:06:34
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Rural,
  • 1960s
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