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The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers

Author: Diane Armstrong
Publisher: Sydney, NSW : Flamingo, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In August 1948, 545 passengers boarded an overcrowded, clapped-out vessel leaving Marseilles and heading to an uncertain future in Australia. Diane Armstrong has recreated this incredible three-month voyage, giving us the stories of these hopeful passengers - both what they left behind and how the future unfolded for them.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Diane Armstrong; Diane Armstrong; Diane Armstrong
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Armstrong
ISBN: 0732275075 9780732275075
OCLC Number: 52958757
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Awards: Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Awards: Community Relations Commission Award 2002.
Description: 545, [1] pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Diane Armstrong.

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