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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Texas : An Australian Love Story
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'On a rundown station in the remote top end of Australia, life for Susannah is isolated and difficult. Susannah is left alone by her husband who is the manager of the station. She is forced to cope with their young twins, the hard physical work of running the homestead, and the frustration that these things now mark the boundaries of her life. Nothing is as she expected it to be; a dark history seeps through the land and the air shimmers with heat and an intangible menace. And then a young English girl, Laura, hired by her husband, arrives on the property to work as a jillaroo. Laura falls in love with Texas, the Aboriginal head stockman, naively believing that her love will pull him out of long-held destructive habits. And Susannah, preoccupied by her own struggles, watches from the sidelines.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Jamie and Robert.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Extent: 276p.
      ISBN: 9781741753943 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Coming Out of Her Skin Rod Moran , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 14 February 2009; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 July 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
Visceral Writing Stephanie Green , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 302 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
In the Land of Love Patrick Allington , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 May 2008; (p. 14)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel ; The Stranding Karen Viggers , 2008 single work novel
A Bridge Still Too Hard to Cross Rachel Cunneen , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 May 2008; (p. 13)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Tristan Blattman , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 87 no. 7 2008; (p. 38)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
Characters Remain Outback Ghosts Rebecca Starford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 May 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
Into the Breach Bron Sibree , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 May 2008; (p. 23)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
A Bridge Still Too Hard to Cross Rachel Cunneen , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 May 2008; (p. 13)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel
In the Land of Love Patrick Allington , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 May 2008; (p. 14)

— Review of Texas : An Australian Love Story Sarah Hay , 2008 single work novel ; The Stranding Karen Viggers , 2008 single work novel
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