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Is part of The Matilda Saga Jackie French , 2010 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 The Girl from Snowy River
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'The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across a valley in the heart of Australia, particularly for orphaned sixteen-year-old Flinty McAlpine, who lost a brother when the Snowy River men marched away to war.

Why has the man Flinty loves returned from the war so changed and distant? Why has her brother Andy 'gone with cattle', leaving Flinty in charge of their younger brother and sister and with the threat of eviction from the farm she loves so dearly?

A brumby muster held under the watchful eye of the legendary Clancy of the Overflow offers hope. Now Flinty must ride to save her farm, her family and the valley she loves. Set among the landscapes of the great poems of Australia, this book is a love song to the Snowy Mountains and a tribute to Australia's poets who immortalised so much of our land.

The Girl from Snowy River combines passion, heartbreak, history and an enduring love and rich understanding of our land. It continues the grand saga that began with A Waltz for Matilda.(Publisher's blurb)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 2012 .
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      Extent: 343p.
      ISBN: 9780732293109 (pbk.)

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[Review] The Girl from Snowy River Lyn Linning , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 28 no. 1 2013; (p. 34, 36)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 January 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Girl from Snowy River Jo Goodman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 January 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Girl from Snowy River Lyn Linning , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 28 no. 1 2013; (p. 34, 36)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Girl from Snowy River Jo Goodman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of The Girl from Snowy River Jackie French , 2012 single work children's fiction
Last amended 4 Aug 2017 08:46:18
Settings:
  • Snowy Mountains, Cooma - Snowy - Bombala area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1919
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