By (author) Di Morrissey
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Monsoon by Di Morrissey
Book DescriptionMonsoon is a journey into the hearts and memories of those caught in a certain time in a particular place. Sandy Donaldson has been working for a volunteer organisation in Vietnam for the past four years. As her contract nears its end, she is reluctant to leave so she invites her oldest friend, Anna, to come for a holiday and discover Vietnam's beautiful tourist destinations. Both girls have unexplored links to the country. Sandy's father is a Vietnam vet and Anna's mother was a Vietnamese boat person. During their travels, they meet Tom, an old Australian journalist who covered the war and plans to report on the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. It is Tom who tries to persuade Sandy's father to return to Long Tan and settle the ghosts that have haunted him for 40 years, and it is Tom who suggests that Anna should delve into her mother's past. But the girls are reluctant, swept up in their own concerns, relationships, and a business deal that has the potential to go horribly wrong. However, it is the near-blind Buddhist nun living alone in the pagoda atop one of the karsts in Halong Bay who might hold the key.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780330424011
(197mm x 128mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Pan Australia
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Di Morrissey
Di Morrissey is one of Australia's most popular female novelists. Di's novels, The Valley, The Reef, Barra Creek, Kimberley Sun, The Bay, Blaze, Scatter the Stars, The Songmaster, When the Singing Stops, Tears of the Moon, The Last Mile Home, Follow the Morning Star, The Last Rose of Summer and Heart of the Dreaming, all went straight to the top of the bestseller list. She divides her time between Byron Bay and the Manning Valley in NSW.
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