The Resource The great plains, Nicole Alexander

The great plains, Nicole Alexander

Label
The great plains
Title
The great plains
Statement of responsibility
Nicole Alexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nicole Alexander takes us on a captivating journey from the American Wild West to the wilds of outback Queensland, from the Civil War to the Great Depression, in an epic novel tracing one powerful but divided family. It is Dallas 1886, and the Wade Family is going from strength to strength: from a thriving newspaper and retail business in Texas to a sprawling sheep station half a world away in Queensland. Yet money and power cannot compensate for the tragedy that struck twenty-three years ago, when Joseph Wade was slaughtered and his seven-year-old daughter Philomena abducted by Apache Indians. Only her uncle, Aloysius, remains convinced that one day Philomena will return. So when news reaches him that the legendary Geronimo has been captured, and a beautiful white woman discovered with him, he believes his prayers have been answered. Little does he know that the seeds of disaster have just been sown. Over the coming years three generations of Wade men will succumb to an obsession with three generations of mixed-blood Wade women: the courageous Philomena, her hot-headed granddaughter Serena, and her gutsy great-granddaughter Abelena - a young woman destined for freedom in a distant red land. But at what price ...?
Cataloging source
QPPL
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The great plains, Nicole Alexander
Label
The great plains, Nicole Alexander
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Spanning two continents, an epic story of love, heritage and survival" -- Cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Contents
It is Dallas 1886, and the Wade Family is going from strength to strength: from a thriving newspaper and retail business in Texas to a sprawling sheep station half a world away in Queensland. Yet money and power cannot compensate for the tragedy that struck twenty-three years ago, when Joseph Wade was slaughtered and his seven-year-old daughter Philomena abducted by Apache Indians. Only her uncle, Aloysius, remains convinced that one day Philomena will return. So when news reaches him that the legendary Geronimo has been captured, and a beautiful white woman discovered with him, he believes his prayers have been answered. Little does he know that the seeds of disaster have just been sown
Control code
15697010
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 514 pages
Isbn
9781742759852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical table, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO658478
  • (OCoLC)888022908
  • (AuCNLKIN)000053725292
  • (OCoLC)894989918
  • (Nz)15697010

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