When the Singing Stops

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Author
Di Morrissey
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 November, 1996

When the Singing Stops

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    Synopsis

    A young Australian woman leaves Sydney for a new world... Guyana, South America.Captivated by Guyana's wild, unspoilt beauty, Madison Wright Jones joins the native Amerindians struggling to preserve their culture against corporate exploitation.But her new-found commitment soon plunges Madison into a mire of murder, drug smuggling and political corruption. And finally, an unexpected love that pits her heart against her beliefs.From Sydney's sparkling harbour to the lush rainforests of South America, When the Singing Stops is a triumph of storytelling. ‘Morrissey is a gifted storyteller … well researched and evocatively written’  Australian Bookseller and Publisher
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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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