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Jessica, Courtenay, Bryce
Author:    Courtenay, Bryce

Title:   Jessica

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Jacket Condition:   Very Good Condition

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   Australia Viking 1998

ISBN Number:   0670883514 / 9780670883516

Seller ID:   17050022

587 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Pages are reasonably tanned. Jessica is the story of a remarkable young Australian woman who defied the conventions of her time. She had a stubborn streak and the courage to act out her convictions, in spite of the consequences. Jessica is a tomboy, the pride of her father, as she grows up on their farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is shattered by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months after their arduous journey together through the bush, a baby boy is born. and only Jessica knows the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her sister for the love of the same man will echo through their lives - until finally the truth must be told. Set in the harsh Australian countryside against the outbreak of World War I and the years beyond, this story is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its violence. Based on a true story, this is Jessica's personal fight for justice which is a testimony to the power of the human spirit triumphing against the odds. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Australian; ISBN: 0670883514. ISBN/EAN: 9780670883516. Inventory No: 17050022. Hardcover

Price = 15.00 AUD
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