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Cross the river to home

Author: Kaye Kelly
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Black Swan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1870s, this is the story of an impossible love between a half-Chinese woman, Mai, and Henry, a young immigrant from the UK who has come to the South Island of New Zealand in search of his sister. She is now living in Charleston, married to a local doctor, to whom Mai takes her grandfather for eye surgery. With family ties, racial prejudice and the local community conspiring against any match between Henry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
New Zealand fiction
Romance fiction, New Zealand
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kaye Kelly
ISBN: 1869416309 9781869416300
OCLC Number: 58868640
Notes: Novel.
Description: 304 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Kaye Kelly.

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Set in the 1870s, this is the story of an impossible love between a half-Chinese woman, Mai, and Henry, a young immigrant from the UK who has come to the South Island of New Zealand in search of his sister. She is now living in Charleston, married to a local doctor, to whom Mai takes her grandfather for eye surgery. With family ties, racial prejudice and the local community conspiring against any match between Henry and Mai, their futures promise to be bleak. But perhaps Mai's grandfather is not the only one destined to see more clearly ...

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