The Missing Wife
By (author) June Duncan Owen
Missing Wife by June Duncan Owen
Book DescriptionThe so-called mail order bride phenomenon developed to fill the needs of lonely men, particularly in regional Australia. But the marriages did not always work out. Nilanthi was such a bride. The youngest of five daughters in a family where status was higher than income, her parents had difficulty providing a dowry large enough to attract a suitably well-to-do husband. Believing all Westerners were rich, she chose to take her chances with a farmer in faraway Australia. When she goes missing, however, a Sydney history teacher called Laura sets about finding the young woman.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781920787028
(140mm x 215mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Indra Publishing
Publisher: Indra Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - June Duncan Owen
June Duncan Owens training and experience in history (MA from Sydney University), social work (University of Adelaide), teaching and farming inform her writing.
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