The Resource Spirits of the Ghan, Judy Nunn

Spirits of the Ghan, Judy Nunn

Label
Spirits of the Ghan
Title
Spirits of the Ghan
Statement of responsibility
Judy Nunn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End. But construction of the final leg between Alice Springs and Darwin will not be without its complications, for much of the desert it will cross is Aboriginal land. Hired as a negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her innate understanding of the spiritual landscape, rooted in her own Arunta heritage, win their trust? It's not easy to keep the peace when Matthew Witherton and his survey team are quite literally blasting a rail corridor through the timeless land of the Never-Never. When the paths of Jessica and Matthew finally cross, their respective cultures collide to reveal a mystery that demands attention. As they struggle against time to solve the puzzle, an ancient wrong is awakened and calls hauntingly across the vastness of the outback . .
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Spirits of the Ghan, Judy Nunn
Label
Spirits of the Ghan, Judy Nunn
Publication
Note
"An ancient wrong is awakened... down the track someone must pay" --Cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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Contents
It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End. But construction of the final leg between Alice Springs and Darwin will not be without its complications, for much of the desert it will cross is Aboriginal land. Hired as a negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her innate understanding of the spiritual landscape, rooted in her own Arunta heritage, win their trust? It's not easy to keep the peace when Matthew Witherton and his survey team are quite literally blasting a rail corridor through the timeless land of the Never-Never. When the paths of Jessica and Matthew finally cross, their respective cultures collide to reveal a mystery that demands attention. As they struggle against time to solve the puzzle, an ancient wrong is awakened and calls hauntingly across the vastness of the outback ..
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16111262
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24 cm.
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Extent
381 p.
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Isbn
9780857986733
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