The Last Mile Home

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Author
Di Morrissey
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 November, 1994

The Last Mile Home

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    Synopsis

    It is 1953 in a small Australian country town, a time of post-war prosperity and hope.The Holtens are wealthy, yet austere, graziers who have lived on the land for generations. The McBrides are a large and loving shearer's family who are new arrivals to the district.When the McBrides eldest daughter falls in love with the Holtens only son and heir, it seems impossible that they can have a future together.As conflict and tragedy confront them, it is only with great determination that their love can survive.The Last Mile Home is an unforgettable story of the power of enduring love.
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    About the author

    Di Morrissey

    Di Morrissey AM is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced, publishing twenty-seven bestselling novels. She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. Her fascination with different countries, their cultural, political and environmental issues, has been the catalyst for her novels, which are all inspired by a particular landscape. Di is a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes. She is an avid supporter of Greenpeace, speaking out on issues of national and international importance. She established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar (Burma), and is an Ambassador for Australia's Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. Di also publishes and edits a free community newspaper, The Manning Community News. In 2017, in recognition of her achievements, Di was inducted into the Australian Book Industry Awards Hall of Fame with the prestigious Lloyd O'Neil Award. In 2019, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia.

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