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The latest story in an ancient landscape from Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out now.

Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies.

After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia.

But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep, as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that could change their lives irrevocably.

As everyone takes sides, Jacqui confronts her own dilemma: to stay or leave? Who to trust . . . Who to love?

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781925481549
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 31/10/2017
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Pages: 384
  • Price: $34.99

The latest story in an ancient landscape from Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out now.

Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies.

After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia.

But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep, as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that could change their lives irrevocably.

As everyone takes sides, Jacqui confronts her own dilemma: to stay or leave? Who to trust . . . Who to love?

Author Information

Di Morrissey is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced. She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. Her fascination with different countries, their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues, has been the catalyst for her novels which are all inspired by a particular landscape. Di lives with her partner, Boris Janjic, in the Manning Valley, NSW. In 2017, in recognition of her achievements, Di was inducted into the Australian Book Industry Awards Hall of Fame with the Lloyd O'Neil Award.

Media

AUTHOR EVENTS

1 August 2019

Join Di Morrissey at Byron Bay Writers Festival Friends of the Library event In Conversation as she discusses her latest book.

2:00 PM

Moller Pavillion
Bangalow Showground Market Street Bangalow NSW 2479 Website



2 August 2019

Join Di Morrissey and Peter Watt at Byron Bay Writers Festival event Landscape as Muse as she discusses her latest book and Peter discusses his book THE QUEEN'S COLONIAL.

2:15 PM

Banksia Pavilion
144 Bayshore Dr Byron Bay NSW 2481 Website



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