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In search of Anna / Valerie Volk
Bib ID 7889726
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Volk, Valerie, author
 
Description Mile End, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2019 
©2019 
327 pages ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781743056110 (paperback)
Summary

It's a long way from a small southern German village to a farm in New South Wales, but in 1889 Anna Werner sets off alone on a foolish mission, to search for her son who has disappeared in Australia. From Hamburg to the exuberance of the 'Marvellous Melbourne' of the 1800s and the immigrant life of the Riverina German farming community of Jindera, Anna discovers as much about herself as she does about the thriving country she encounters. "In Search of Anna" is based on the true story of one woman's long and perilous journey from the small German village of Lewin, to the farms of Jindera in Australia. It has been extensively researched and is full of vivid detail about life in Germany and Australia during the 1800s. It is a sensitive exploration of the relationship between mothers and sons, and tells of a woman's search for herself.

Subjects Families -- New South Wales -- History -- Fiction.  |  Families -- New South Wales -- Fiction.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- History -- Fiction.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- Fiction.  |  Germans -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Immigrants -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Australian fiction.  |  New South Wales -- History -- Fiction.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Historical fiction.
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In search of Anna : a novel

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