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Rainbow in a bottle / Joan B. Cooper
Bib ID 6535132
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Cooper, Joan B., author
 
Description Melbourne, Vic : Brolga Publishing, 2014 
©2014 
xi, 440 pages ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781922175601 (paperback)
Summary

Forbidden inter-racial love, injustice and the edges of insanity mark one of the great, untold stories of Australian history. Henry Grimshaw falls into his father's footsteps on a passionate crusade to save the Aboriginal people of North Queensland. The 1890s in Australia is a time of harsh racism. Grimshaw is joined by his family to run a mission on constant political power struggle of his church. Incurring the wrath of his mother Grace and against all cultural conventions, his sister Ellen falls in love with a Kalangari man. This is a story about power, love, joy, injustice and the edges of insanity that mark one of the great, untold stories of Australian history.

Subjects Interracial dating -- Fiction.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Fiction.  |  Australian fiction.  |  Australia -- Race relations -- Fiction  |  Australia -- Social life and customs -- 1891-1901 -- Fiction.  |  Australia -- History -- 1891-1901 -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Historical fiction.  |  Australian fiction  |  Historical fiction

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