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The thorn birds

Author: Colleen McCullough
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback.
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCullough, Colleen, 1937-
Thorn birds.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1977
(OCoLC)567898999
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen McCullough
ISBN: 0060129565 9780060129569 0063120046 9780063120044 0060837551 9780060837556
OCLC Number: 2886288
Target Audience: 990
Description: 533 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 1915-1917 Meggie 1 --
2 1921-1928 Ralph 61 --
3 1929-1932 Paddy 207 --
4 1933-1938 Luke 273 --
5 1938-1953 Fee 415 --
6 1954-1965 Dane 511 --
7 1965-1969 Justine 635.
Responsibility: Colleen McCullough.

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The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback.

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